1a transitive to lift things up and put them in the place where they are kept in order to make a place tidy ive already asked them to pick their toys up. I am constantly picking up the things the children leave lying around.
the main test used to diagnose coronavirus is so sensitive it could be picking up fragments of dead virus from old infections, scientists say.
Unless instructed differently, pickers-up usually stand well back from (behind) the line of guns (you may be required to pick up for more than one gun). Always choose a position which is safe and from where you can mark falling birds.
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Present participle of pick up synonyms & antonyms of picking up 1 to acquire complete knowledge, understanding, or skill in he has a knack for picking up a language in a few weeks.
Verb literally, to grasp something (as with ones hands) and lift it up vertically. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between pick and up. Would you please pick up that book from off the floor? Dont go picking these boxes up if your back is injured.
To remove the outer covering of pluck pick a chicken clean of feathers.
PICK UP | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary