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Verb: pick out  pik awt
  1. Make a selection from a number of alternatives
    "pick out a good husband for your daughter";
    - choose, take, select
     
  2. See or hear differences; identify a particular part or parts of a whole; detect with difficulty
    "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards";
    - spot, recognize, recognise [Brit], distinguish, discern, make out, tell apart

Derived forms: picking out, picked out, picks out

Type of: decide, determine, make up one's mind