Extract - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a passage selected from a larger work (syn: excerpt, excerption, selection)
extract information from the telegram
- extract by the process of distillation (syn: distil, distill)
- separate (a metal) from an ore
- obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action (syn: express, press out)
- take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy (syn: excerpt, take out)
- calculate the root of a number
He extracted a credit card from his wallet.
I had to have a tooth extracted.
The tumor was surgically extracted.
We finally extracted a confession from him.
Investigators were able to extract useful information from the company's financial records.
They are hoping to extract new insights from the test results.
The machines extract the juice from the apples.
The recipe calls for a tablespoon of vanilla extract.
...the anthology includes a long extract from the epic poem...
The doctor had to extract pieces of broken glass from the boy's eye.
He extracted a small notebook from his hip pocket.
Many valuable medicines are extracted from humble plants.
He made a mistake of trying to extract further information from our director.
Nothing could be extracted from him relative to his former associates.
He means to extract the utmost possible amount of pleasure out of this life.
present participle: extracting
past tense: extracted
past participle: extracted
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