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'pick' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'pick'
1. the person or thing chosen or selected
he was my pick for mayor
2. the quantity of a crop that is harvested
it was the biggest peach pick in years
3. the best people or things in a group
4. the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
5. a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
6. a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material
he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks
7. a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
they used picks and sledges to break the rocks
8. a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body
he was called for setting an illegal pick
9. the act of choosing or selecting
you can take your pick

'pick' - used as a verb
10. select carefully from a group
She finally picked her successor
He picked his way carefully
11. look for and gather
pick mushrooms
pick flowers
12. harass with constant criticism
Don't always pick on your little brother
13. provoke
pick a fight or a quarrel
14. remove in small bits
pick meat from a bone
15. remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
16. pilfer or rob
pick pockets
17. pay for something
pick up the tab
pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages
18. pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
19. attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
Pick open the ice
20. hit lightly with a picking motion
21. eat intermittently; take small bites of

derived forms
1. Pick / Plural
picks
2. Pick / Past
picked
3. Pick / Third Person
picks
4. Pick / Present Participle
picking
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In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton and a cottage cheese like substance are popular pizza toppings.