picked

  • 1 Picked — Pick ed, a. 1. Pointed; sharp. Picked and polished. Chapman. [1913 Webster] Let the stake be made picked at the top. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster] 3. Carefully… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 picked — [pıkt] adj [only before noun] picked people have been specially chosen because they are very suitable for a particular job →↑handpicked …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 picked — picked1 [pikt] adj. [< PICK3] 1. selected with care [picked men] 2. gathered from plants rather than from the ground, as berries picked2 [pik′id, pikt] adj. [ME < PICK …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 picked — index preferable, select Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 picked — *select, elect, exclusive …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Picked — Pick Pick (p[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Picked} (p[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Picking}.] [OE. picken, pikken, to prick, peck; akin to Icel. pikka, Sw. picka, Dan. pikke, D. pikken, G. picken, F. piquer, W. pigo. Cf. {Peck}, v., {Pike}, {Pitch} to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 picked — picked1 /pikt/, adj. 1. specially chosen or selected, usually for special skill: a crew of picked men. 2. cleared or cleaned by or as if by picking: picked fruit. [1300 50; ME; see PICK1, ED2] picked2 /pik id, pikt/, adj. Chiefly Dial. having or… …

    Universalium

  • 8 picked — [[t]pɪkt[/t]] adj. 1) specially selected: a crew of picked men[/ex] 2) cleared or cleaned by or as if by picking: picked fruit[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 picked — adjective (only before noun) chosen as being very suitable for a particular job or purpose: The assault group consisted of six picked men. see also: handpicked …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 picked — /pɪkt/ (say pikt) adjective 1. specially chosen or selected: a crew of picked workers. 2. cleared or cleaned, as of refuse parts, by picking. {pick1 (verb) + ed2} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 picked — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from 3pick Date: 14th century chiefly dialect pointed, peaked II. adjective Etymology: 1pick Date: circa 1548 choice, prime …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 picked — Synonyms and related words: accepted, adopted, appointed, approved, best, carried, champion, choice, chosen, designated, elect, elected, elected by acclamation, elite, embraced, espoused, exclusive, for the best, greatest, handpicked, matchless,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 picked — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. elite, special, exclusive; see excellent …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 picked — pɪkt adj. chosen, selected pɪk n. hoe, tool used to spread soil; pickax, to used to break up soil; choice, selection; plectrum, small piece of metal or plastic with which a stringed instrument may be played v. choose, select; pluck, pull out;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 picked up — adj. lifted, raised; obtained, got; gathered; approached with an offer for romantic involvement (Informal); straightened, tidied (Colloquial) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 picked — a. Pointed, sharp, piked …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 PICKED — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Picked dogfish — Picked Pick ed, a. 1. Pointed; sharp. Picked and polished. Chapman. [1913 Webster] Let the stake be made picked at the top. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Picked out — Picked Pick ed, a. 1. Pointed; sharp. Picked and polished. Chapman. [1913 Webster] Let the stake be made picked at the top. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a pike or spine on the back; said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 picked out — index preferred (favored) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary