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Synonyms for pick up
pick up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pick up, lift up, gather upverb

    take and lift upward

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  2. pick upverb

    take up by hand

    "He picked up the book and started to read"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  3. pick upverb

    give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift

    "We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  4. collect, pick up, gather up, call forverb

    gather or collect

    "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, cop, pile up, take in, peck, call for, pull in, take, invite, gather, nail, need, amass, lift up, perk up, necessitate, arrest, roll up, get word, quest, nab, percolate, demand, garner, see, receive, accumulate, gather up, postulate, request, compile, require, hoard, pull together, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, ask, uplift, involve, find out, intoxicate, bespeak, elate, catch, learn, get wind, perk, collect, discover, hear

  5. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, seeverb

    get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

    "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"

    Synonyms:
    turn around, ensure, read, collar, unwrap, key out, reveal, look, experience, get word, visualise, come upon, watch, assure, memorise, fancy, intoxicate, go steady, distinguish, disclose, learn, chance upon, receive, instruct, run into, discover, light upon, escort, try, perk, fall upon, lift up, con, uplift, reckon, give away, take heed, consider, gain vigor, study, name, come across, get a line, elate, collect, chance on, bring out, divulge, take care, let on, control, ascertain, insure, attend, date, realize, check, peck, interpret, meet, image, larn, gather up, strike, take, catch, see to it, cop, find out, see, listen, construe, regard, visualize, describe, picture, find, catch out, call for, perk up, visit, identify, view, project, percolate, arrest, let out, hear, realise, go out, envision, happen upon, determine, take in, nab, get wind, nail, encounter, figure, acquire, examine, expose, break, witness, understand, detect, teach, key, run across, attain, memorize, go through, notice, observe, apprehend

  6. pick upverb

    get in addition, as an increase

    "The candidate picked up thousands of votes after his visit to the nursing home"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  7. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, copverb

    take into custody

    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

    Synonyms:
    quail at, cop, uplift, peck, hook, savvy, hear, complete, get, dig, percolate, hold back, nail, glom, nail down, pass with flying colors, perk up, smash, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, snitch, boom, call for, see, find out, turn back, grasp, perk, halt, gain vigor, knock off, ace, compass, receive, sweep through, stop, sail through, get the picture, pinpoint, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, comprehend, lift up, peg, intoxicate, breeze through, contain, elate, catch, thieve, blast, grok, learn, get wind, hold, collect, discover, check

  8. pick upverb

    buy casually or spontaneously

    "I picked up some food for a snack"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  9. pick up, receiveverb

    register (perceptual input)

    "pick up a signal"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, cop, take in, peck, call for, hear, invite, welcome, get, nail, collar, perk up, find, arrest, gather up, get word, have, meet, see, receive, collect, nab, encounter, incur, lift up, turn around, apprehend, get a line, uplift, obtain, find out, percolate, experience, elate, catch, learn, get wind, perk, discover, intoxicate

  10. pick upverb

    lift out or reflect from a background

    "The scarf picks up the color of the skirt"; "His eyes picked up his smile"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  11. pick upverb

    meet someone for sexual purposes

    "he always tries to pick up girls in bars"

    Synonyms:
    percolate, call for, perk, apprehend, perk up, collar, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, find out, turn around, receive, nail, discover, lift up, peck, nab, arrest, get wind, catch, cop, see, intoxicate

  12. elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateverb

    fill with high spirits; fill with optimism

    "Music can uplift your spirits"

    Synonyms:
    nail, percolate, call for, perk, lift up, perk up, get wind, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, catch, turn around, apprehend, receive, soak, find out, discover, intoxicate, peck, nab, arrest, inebriate, collar, cop, see

  13. turn around, pick upverb

    improve significantly; go from bad to good

    "Her performance in school picked up"

    Synonyms:
    nail, percolate, call for, swing about, lift up, perk up, get wind, elate, get a line, gain vigor, get word, hear, gather up, uplift, learn, collect, catch, arrest, apprehend, receive, perk, find out, turn around, intoxicate, peck, nab, discover, swing around, collar, cop, see

  14. catch, pick upverb

    perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily

    "I caught the aroma of coffee"; "He caught the allusion in her glance"; "ears open to catch every sound"; "The dog picked up the scent"; "Catch a glimpse"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, cop, take in, peck, call for, capture, beguile, get, percolate, nail, trip up, perk up, captivate, view, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, trance, fascinate, enamor, see, find out, collar, becharm, catch, catch up with, watch, receive, gain vigor, lift up, entrance, apprehend, get a line, charm, uplift, intoxicate, overhear, turn around, elate, enamour, overtake, grab, learn, enchant, get wind, perk, collect, discover, take hold of, bewitch, hear

  15. peck, pick upverb

    eat by pecking at, like a bird

    Synonyms:
    nag, cop, peck, call for, perk up, nail, lift up, pick, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, see, find out, collect, hen-peck, beak, pick at, learn, receive, gain vigor, collar, turn around, apprehend, smack, get a line, uplift, percolate, peck at, elate, catch, hear, get wind, perk, discover, intoxicate

  16. perk up, perk, percolate, pick up, gain vigorverb

    gain or regain energy

    "I picked up after a nap"

    Synonyms:
    gain vigor, cop, peck, call for, arouse, percolate, nail, energize, lift up, perk up, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, stimulate, energise, see, receive, collect, learn, filter, leach, permeate, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, uplift, find out, sink in, brace, elate, catch, hear, get wind, perk, discover, intoxicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pick up

    Synonyms:
    take up

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use pick up in a sentence?

  1. Steve Lukather:

    We joke about David having a solid gold golf cart that he uses just to pick up the millions of dollars in checks.

  2. Michelle Manhart:

    I did not want anything like this, but I got a call from a student who told me that the flag was on the ground, and they were walking on it, i was just going over there to pick up the flag off the ground. I don’t know what their cause is, but I went to pick it up because it doesn’t deserve to be on the ground.

  3. Paul Nolte:

    Certainly, the first quarter was slow, we anticipate a little bit of a pick up in the second and third quarter. Its not going to be enough to warrant the Fed to raise rates but its certainly not weak enough to push us into recession.

  4. President Jovenel Moise:

    We have asked friendly countries for specific support to support the police, for the capacity to fight these bandits and get out of public life, so that the economy can pick up, so that our children can go about their business on a regular basis, everyone who is involved with the gangs, whether politicians, businessmen or other citizens, are bandits themselves and must have the same fate as the bandits.

  5. Pamela Wang:

    I pick up avocados every day, but this one . . . it was hard to miss!


Translations for pick up

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  • امسكArabic
  • samle, tageDanish
  • abschleppen, weitermachen, aufheben, aufnehmen, begreifen, abheben, fortfahren, fortsetzen, übernehmen, mitnehmen, sich berappeln, verstehen, wieder einsetzen, hochheben, auffangen, wahrnehmen, empfangen, abholen, sich fangen, wieder loslegen, sich erholen, kapieren, bemerken, wieder aufnehmen, abnehmenGerman
  • coger, recolectar, mejorar, captar, contestar, recogerSpanish
  • nousta, ottaa kyytiin, kasvaa, huomata, vastata, ymmärtää, oppia, iskeä, nostaa, vastaanottaa, panna merkille, poimia, jatkaa, maksaaFinnish
  • chercher, draguer, soulever, s'améliorer, noter, reprendre, capter, collecterFrench
  • pioc suas, tógIrish
  • togScottish Gaelic
  • אָסַףHebrew
  • उठानाHindi
  • sollevare, tirare su, raccogliereItalian
  • 迎えに行く, 拾い上げる, ナンパする, 拾う, 乗せるJapanese
  • 마중하다, 작업하다Korean
  • ngoratMalay
  • hente (noen)Norwegian
  • odebrać, podnosić, podrywać, podnieśćPolish
  • coletar, buscar, captar, pegar, apanharPortuguese
  • возобновить, улавливать, подбирать, забирать, уловить, подобрать, брать трубку, улучшаться, забрать, подцеплять, поднимать, взять трубку, улучшиться, подцепить, поднять, возобновлятьRussian
  • ไปรับThai
  • toplamakTurkish
  • اٹھاناUrdu
  • nhặt lênVietnamese

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