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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) pick

Synonyms: selection, option, pick, choice Definition: the act of choosing or selecting Usage: your choice of colors was unfortunate; you can take your pick

Hypernyms: action Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said) Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: pick Definition: a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body Usage: he was called for setting an illegal pick

Hypernyms: basketball play Definition: a play executed by a basketball team

Synonyms: pick, pickax, pickaxe Definition: a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends Usage: they used picks and sledges to break the rocks

Hypernyms: edge tool Definition: any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

Synonyms: pick Definition: a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material Usage: he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks

Hypernyms: hand tool Definition: a tool used with workers' hands

Synonyms: pick, plectron, plectrum Definition: a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: woof, weft, pick, filling Definition: the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

Hypernyms: thread, yarn Definition: a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Synonyms: selection, choice, pick Definition: the person or thing chosen or selected Usage: he was my pick for mayor

Hypernyms: deciding, decision making Definition: the cognitive process of reaching a decision Usage: a good executive must be good at decision making

Synonyms: cream, pick Definition: the best people or things in a group Usage: the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War

Hypernyms: elite, elite group Definition: a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

Synonyms: pick, picking Definition: the quantity of a crop that is harvested Usage: he sent the first picking of berries to the market; it was the biggest peach pick in years

Hypernyms: production, output, yield Definition: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time) Usage: production was up in the second quarter

Synonyms for (verb) pick

Synonyms: pick, clean Definition: remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits Usage: Clean the turkey

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: pick Definition: remove in small bits Usage: pick meat from a bone

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: pick Definition: select carefully from a group Usage: She finally picked her successor; He picked his way carefully

Hypernyms: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Synonyms: blame, pick, find fault Definition: harass with constant criticism Usage: Don't always pick on your little brother

Hypernyms: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: pick, piece, nibble Definition: eat intermittently; take small bites of Usage: He pieced at the sandwich all morning; She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles

Hypernyms: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?

Synonyms: pick, peck, beak Definition: hit lightly with a picking motion

Hypernyms: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Synonyms: cull, pluck, pick Definition: look for and gather Usage: pick mushrooms; pick flowers

Hypernyms: collect, pull together, garner, gather Definition: assemble or get together Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together

Synonyms: pick, break up Definition: attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example Usage: Pick open the ice

Hypernyms: pierce Definition: cut or make a way through Usage: the knife cut through the flesh; The path pierced the jungle; Light pierced through the forest

Synonyms: pluck, plunk, pick Definition: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion Usage: he plucked the strings of his mandolin

Hypernyms: pull, force, draw Definition: cause to move by pulling Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled

Synonyms: pick Definition: provoke Usage: pick a fight or a quarrel

Hypernyms: provoke, kick up, call forth, evoke Definition: evoke or provoke to appear or occur Usage: Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

Synonyms: pick, foot Definition: pay for something Usage: pick up the tab; pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages; foot the bill

Hypernyms: pay Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Synonyms: pick Definition: pilfer or rob Usage: pick pockets

Hypernyms: rob Definition: take something away by force or without the consent of the owner Usage: The burglars robbed him of all his money