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Synonyms for pickup

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pickup(noun)

    the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

    baseball field, infield, rhomb, ball field, rhombus, adamant, baseball diamond, diamond


  2. pickup(noun)

    the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places

    "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"

    loth(p), incompatible, indisposed(p), loath(p), averse(p), antipathetic, antipathetical, counter, antagonistic

    inclined(p), amicable

  3. cartridge, pickup(noun)

    an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable

    caryophylloid dicot family

  4. pickup, pickup truck(noun)

    a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard

    shame, commiseration, pathos, compassionateness, compassion, pity, ruth

  5. pickup, pick-me-up(noun)

    anything with restorative powers

    "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"

    circular plane, compass plane

  6. tone arm, pickup, pickup arm(noun)

    mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge

  7. pickup, getaway(noun)

    the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration

    "his car has a lot of pickup"

    belittling, deprecating, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting

    uncritical, complimentary

  8. pickup(noun)

    a warrant to take someone into custody

    "put out a pickup on that man"

    eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurhythmics, eurythmy

  9. pickup(noun)

    a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

    external respiration, ventilation, cellular respiration, breathing, respiration, internal respiration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pickup":

    pick-up, capture, truck, selections, collection, catchment, van

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How to use pickup in a sentence?

  1. Feng Xingya:

    When there is not much demand amid a pickup in production, price competition will obviously increase.

  2. Gene Baxter:

    My youngest brother said you should have been here, a girl brought in a Ford pickup. Slickest chick you'd ever seen -- sexy looking, he said.

  3. Ted Ryan:

    If you read the brochure for The Chevrolet Silverado pickup, it reads just like it reads today.

  4. Jamal Hameedi:

    [ The Ranger Raptor ] really is the best handling pickup truck I’ve driven and not by an insignificant margin, the watt’s link and everything, I think it would go pretty well in America.

  5. Scott Colyer:

    We’re seeing a spike in the dollar, which has downward pressure on earnings for companies relying on exporting overseas…history would show that today’s reaction might be a little confused, but over the next week, or month or year, when you get a jobs pickup like this, it’s a sign of a healthy economy and future profits.

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