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Meaning of word pick up from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

pick up   verb

Meaning : Take and lift upward.

Synonyms : gather up, lift up

नीचे से ऊपर लाना।

उसने दोनों हाथों से गगरी उठाई।
उकसाना, उगसाना, उचाना, उठाना

Meaning : Take up by hand.

Example : He picked up the book and started to read.

Meaning : Give a passenger or a hitchhiker a lift.

Example : We picked up a hitchhiker on the highway.

Meaning : Gather or collect.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : call for, collect, gather up

Meaning : Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally.

Example : I learned that she has two grown-up children.
I see that you have been promoted.

Synonyms : discover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, see

Meaning : Get in addition, as an increase.

Example : The candidate picked up thousands of votes after his visit to the nursing home.

Meaning : Take into custody.

Example : The police nabbed the suspected criminals.

Synonyms : apprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nab, nail

Meaning : Buy casually or spontaneously.

Example : I picked up some food for a snack.

Meaning : Register (perceptual input).

Example : Pick up a signal.

Synonyms : receive

Meaning : Lift out or reflect from a background.

Example : The scarf picks up the color of the skirt.
His eyes picked up his smile.

Meaning : Meet someone for sexual purposes.

Example : He always tries to pick up girls in bars.

Meaning : Fill with high spirits. Fill with optimism.

Example : Music can uplift your spirits.

Synonyms : elate, intoxicate, lift up, uplift

Lower someone's spirits. Make downhearted.

These news depressed her.
The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her.
cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down

Meaning : Improve significantly. Go from bad to good.

Example : Her performance in school picked up.

Synonyms : turn around

Meaning : Perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : catch

Meaning : Eat by pecking at, like a bird.

Synonyms : peck

चिड़ियों का चोंच से दाना या चारा उठाकर खाना।

कबूतर छत के ऊपर दाना चुग रहे हैं।
चुगना, चुग्गा लेना

Meaning : Gain or regain energy.

Example : I picked up after a nap.

Synonyms : gain vigor, percolate, perk, perk up