Tesauro Inglês
(verbo) 
Definition
to choose or gather
All this information had been culled from radio reports.
Sinônimos
select
They selected only bright pupils.
,
collect
Two young girls were collecting firewood.
,
gather
The people lived by fishing, gathering nuts and fruits, and hunting.
,
amass
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
,
choose
I chose him to accompany me on my trip.
,
pick
He helped his mother pick fruit.
,
pick up
,
pluck
I plucked a lemon from the tree.
,
glean
At present, we're gleaning information from all sources.
,
cherry-pick
(verbo) 
Definition
to remove or kill (the inferior or surplus) animals from a herd
The wildlife park is planning to cull 2,000 elephants.
Sinônimos
slaughter
Whales and dolphins are still being slaughtered for commercial gain.
,
kill
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
,
destroy
The horse had to be destroyed.
,
butcher
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
,
slay (archaic, literary)
the hill where he slew the dragon
,
exterminate
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
,
thin out

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of amass
Definition
to accumulate or collect
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
Sinônimos
scrape together,
rake up,
heap up
in the sense of butcher
Definition
to kill (people) at random or brutally
Our people are being butchered in their own homes.
Sinônimos
cut down,
slay (archaic, literary),
put to the sword
in the sense of choose
Definition
to select (a person, thing, or course of action) from a number of alternatives
I chose him to accompany me on my trip.
Sinônimos
opt for,
single out,
settle on,
fix on,
cherry-pick,
settle upon,
predestine

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