What does the word pick mean?

Usage examples for pick

  1. Where did you pick her up, Edna?" – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  2. Now, where did you first pick him up? – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  3. However, I shall pick up some knowledge of the matter before long, and hope to make good use of it. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston