- get in addition, as an increase
- meet someone for sexual purposes
- perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
- buy casually or spontaneously
- give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift
- register (perceptual input)
- take up by hand
- lift out or reflect from a background
- eat by pecking at, like a bird
- gain or regain energy
- gather or collect
- take and lift upward
- take into custody
- fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
- get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
- get better
Along these ditches I turned up some pieces of pottery, all of it broken, and arrowheads, and a very neat, well-finished stone pick-ax.
The bus stopped and started,picked people up,let them down,and pursued its interminable course again unhurriedly.
I helped him pick up his books, and asked him where he lived. As it turned out, he lived near me, so I asked him why I had never seen him before.
They veiled their faces, unbound their garments, and , picking up stones, cast them behind them
Pick up an infection,a cold,the flu,etc
Jack picks up a prostitute at a cafe.
"Rich dad knew I would pick up ""jargon"" and a sense of what is important and what is not."
Annoyed at the interruption, Nim picked up the telephone and answered curtly, "Yes?"
"So you,man of the eastern mountains, Gave up your life of picking herbs"
As one enchanted she wandered aimlessly through the house,picking things up,laying them down again,gazing vacantly about her.