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  Definition of extract
  1. a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James'' philosophical writings"
  2. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  3. extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"
  4. calculate the root of a number
  5. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
  6. draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
  7. obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
  8. separate (a metal) from an ore
  9. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
  10. get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions"
Similar Words: excerpt, selection, infusion, distill, distil, take out, pull out, pull, pull up, draw out, press out, express, educe, evoke, elicit

 

Hyponyms: Haftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haphtarah, analects, analecta, clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting, cut, track, quotation, quote, citation, beef tea, Bovril, black catechu, catechu, pancreatin, moonshine, wring out, squeeze out, demodulate, thread, ream

 

Grouped Verbs: distill, distil, draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out

 

Derivational Morphology: excerpt, take out, press out, express, extraction, distillate, distillation, distillment, distillery, still, selection, extractor, infusion, expression

 

Anagrams: excreta

 

 
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