Synonyms for pickup

Synonyms for (noun) pickup

Synonyms: pickup

Definition: the act of taking aboard passengers or freight

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving

Synonyms: pickup

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

Usage: garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays

Similar words: collecting, collection, assembling, aggregation

Definition: the act of gathering something together

Synonyms: cartridge, pickup

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

Similar words: electro-acoustic transducer

Definition: a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa

Synonyms: pickup, pickup truck

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

Similar words: truck, motortruck

Definition: an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling

Synonyms: pick-me-up, pickup

Definition: anything with restorative powers

Usage: she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her

Similar words: corrective, restorative

Definition: a device for treating injury or disease

Synonyms: tone arm, pickup, pickup arm

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

Similar words: mechanical device

Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms: getaway, pickup

Definition: the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration

Usage: his car has a lot of pickup

Similar words: acceleration

Definition: an increase in rate of change

Usage: modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change

Synonyms: pickup

Definition: a warrant to take someone into custody

Usage: put out a pickup on that man

Similar words: bench warrant, arrest warrant

Definition: a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court

Synonyms: pickup

Definition: a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships

Similar words: acquaintance, friend

Definition: a person with whom you are acquainted

Usage: I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances; we are friends of the family

Visual thesaurus for pickup