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  • verbchoose, select
  • verbgather, harvest
  • verbbreak into something closed, locked

synonyms for picked

  • elect
  • name
  • prefer
  • take
  • cull
  • finger
  • hand-pick
  • mark
  • separate
  • slot
  • tab
  • tag
  • tap
  • winnow
  • decide upon
  • fix upon
  • go down the line
  • opt for
  • optate
  • pick and choose
  • pick out
  • say so
  • settle on
  • sift out
  • single out
  • sort out
  • take it or leave it
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antonyms for picked

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  • ignore
  • reject
  • grow
  • plant
  • refuse
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How to use picked in a sentence

If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Her eyes were not nearly as soft as they had been, while she picked up the hanging folds of pink cloth, and went on.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It was the Town Crier, with whom, as with a brother artist, he had picked acquaintance the day before.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Aristide picked it up and began to dance and shake his fist at the invisible police.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He picked out that simple little study of Cramer in D major in the first book—you know it well—and asked me to play it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Jean Baptiste laughed when he had completed the letter, picked up one of his books and looking through it, found the place.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A suitable stone for such a purpose will be picked up and carried hundreds of miles.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PICKED

  • called
  • conscript
  • elect
  • exclusive
  • got the nod
  • named
  • pegged
  • pick
  • picked
  • popular
  • preferential
  • select
  • selected
  • tabbed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.