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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

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 (verb) pick up

Synonyms: pick up, percolate, perk, perk up, gain vigor Definition: gain or regain energy Usage: I picked up after a nap

Hypernyms: convalesce, recover, recuperate Definition: get over an illness or shock Usage: The patient is recuperating

Synonyms: pick up, turn around Definition: improve significantly; go from bad to good Usage: Her performance in school picked up

Hypernyms: meliorate, better, ameliorate, improve Definition: get better Usage: The weather improved toward evening

Synonyms: pick up Definition: lift out or reflect from a background Usage: The scarf picks up the color of the skirt; His eyes picked up his smile

Hypernyms: set off, bring out Definition: direct attention to, as if by means of contrast Usage: This dress accentuates your nice figure!; I set off these words by brackets

Synonyms: peck, pick up Definition: eat by pecking at, like a bird

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

Synonyms: pick up Definition: take up by hand Usage: He picked up the book and started to read

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: collar, pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab, nail Definition: take into custody Usage: the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Hypernyms: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: intoxicate, elate, pick up, lift up, uplift Definition: fill with high spirits; fill with optimism Usage: Music can uplift your spirits

Hypernyms: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Synonyms: pick up Definition: give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift Usage: We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway

Hypernyms: transport Definition: move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

Synonyms: lift up, pick up, gather up Definition: take and lift upward

Hypernyms: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: receive, pick up Definition: register (perceptual input) Usage: pick up a signal

Hypernyms: comprehend, perceive Definition: to become aware of through the senses Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

Synonyms: pick up, catch Definition: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily Usage: 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

Hypernyms: comprehend, perceive Definition: to become aware of through the senses Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

Synonyms: pick up Definition: buy casually or spontaneously Usage: I picked up some food for a snack

Hypernyms: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: collect, call for, pick up, gather up Definition: gather or collect Usage: 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

Hypernyms: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: pick up Definition: get in addition, as an increase Usage: The candidate picked up thousands of votes after his visit to the nursing home

Hypernyms: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: pick up Definition: meet someone for sexual purposes Usage: he always tries to pick up girls in bars

Hypernyms: meet, get together Definition: get together socially or for a specific purpose