Meaning of “pick sb/sth out” in the English Dictionary

"pick sb/sth out" in British English

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pick sb/sth out

phrasal verb with pick uk /pɪk/ us /pɪk/ verb


to choose and emphasize, make clearer, or highlight someone or something:

The ship's name was picked out in bright gold letters along her stern.

(Definition of “pick sb/sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)