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English noun: cull

1. cull (cognition) the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality


Broader (hypernym)deciding, decision making

English verb: cull

1. cull (possession) remove something that has been rejected

SamplesCull the sick members of the herd.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove

2. cull (contact) look for and gather

SamplesPick mushrooms.
Pick flowers.

Synonymspick, pluck

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)collect, garner, gather, pull together

Narrower (hyponym)berry, mushroom

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