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- v. To lift; to grasp and raise.
- v. To collect an object, especially in passing.
- v. To clean up; to return to an organized state.
- v. To collect a passenger.
- v. To collect and detain (a suspect).
- v. To improve, increase, or speed up.
- v. To restart or resume.
- v. To learn, to grasp; to begin to understand.
- v. To receive (a radio signal or the like).
- v. To notice, detect or discern, often used with "on".
- v. To point out (a person's behaviour, habits, or actions) in a critical manner.
- v. To meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes, especially in a social situation.
- v. To answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.
- v. To pay for.
- v. To reduce the despondency of.
- v. To take control (physically) of something.
- v. To mark, to defend against an opposition player by following them closely.
- v. To record, to notch up
- n. An impromptu athletic game.
- n. The act of collecting and taking away something or someone, usually in a vehicle. The time the act occurs.
- n. An instance of approaching someone and engaging in romantic flirtation and courting with the intent to pursue romance, a date, or a sexual encounter. See also pick-up line, pick-up joint, pickup artist.
- n. A pickup truck.
- n. A half-volley.
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