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  Words related to extract

Related / Similar Words: excerpt, selection, infusion, distill, distil, take out, pull out, pull, pull up, draw out, press out, express, educe, evoke, elicit

 

Definition:
  • a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James'' philosophical writings";
  • a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water);
  • extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound";
  • calculate the root of a number;
  • take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy;
  • 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";
  • obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it";
  • separate (a metal) from an ore;
  • deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant";
  • get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions";

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    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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