1. a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑pickup truck
Hypernyms: ↑truck, ↑motortruck
Hyponyms: ↑technical
2. a warrant to take someone into custody (Freq. 1)

put out a pickup on that man

Derivationally related forms: ↑pick up
Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism
Hypernyms: ↑bench warrant, ↑arrest warrant
3. anything with restorative powers (Freq. 1)

she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her

Syn: ↑pick-me-up
Derivationally related forms: ↑pick up
Hypernyms: ↑corrective, ↑restorative
4. a casual acquaintance; often made in hope of sexual relationships
Derivationally related forms: ↑pick up
Hypernyms: ↑acquaintance, ↑friend
5. mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
Syn: ↑tone arm, ↑pickup arm
Hypernyms: ↑mechanical device
Part Holonyms: ↑record player, ↑phonograph
6. an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
Syn: ↑cartridge
Hypernyms: ↑electro-acoustic transducer
Hyponyms: ↑crystal pickup
Part Holonyms: ↑record player, ↑phonograph
Part Meronyms: ↑stylus
7. the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration

his car has a lot of pickup

Syn: ↑getaway
Hypernyms: ↑acceleration
8. the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places

garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays

Derivationally related forms: ↑pick up
Hypernyms: ↑collection, ↑collecting, ↑assembling, ↑aggregation
9. the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
Derivationally related forms: ↑pick up
Hypernyms: ↑acquiring, ↑getting
Part Holonyms: ↑transportation, ↑transport, ↑transfer, ↑transferral, ↑conveyance

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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