Pick up - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pick up.

ACQUIRE
ARREST
DETECT
GET
HEAR
INTENSIFY
LEARN
LIFT
NAB
OBTAIN
SENSE
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ACQUIRE
  1. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
  2. gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
  3. gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
  4. come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
  5. win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  6. locate (a moving entity)
ARREST
  1. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  2. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
  3. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  4. attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
  5. cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
DETECT
  1. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "
GET
  1. come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
  2. undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
  3. reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach"
  4. achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
  5. be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
  6. go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the
HEAR
  1. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
  2. receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years"
  3. perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  4. listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
  5. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
INTENSIFY
  1. increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing"
  2. make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
  3. become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
  4. make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
LEARN
  1. gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
  2. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
  3. be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
  4. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  5. impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
LIFT
  1. cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
  2. one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
  3. make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
  4. a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
  5. take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
  6. a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
  7. fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
  8. a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  9. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  10. the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  11. take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
  12. the compon
NAB
  1. seize suddenly
  2. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  3. tag the base runner to get him out
OBTAIN
  1. ions"
  2. come into possession of;
  3. s"
SENSE
  1. sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
  2. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
  3. a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
  4. a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"
  5. comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
  6. the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; "the dictionary gave several senses for the word"; "in the best sense charity is really a duty"; "the signifier is linked to the signified"
  7. become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/06/2018 9:00am

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