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〔 Ikˋstrækt 〕


〔 ikˊstrækt 〕

Overview of noun extract

The noun extract has 2 senses

  • infusion, extract -- (a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water))

  • excerpt, excerption, extract, selection -- (a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings")

Overview of verb extract

The verb extract has 8 senses

  • extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out -- (remove, 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")

  • extract -- (get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions")

  • educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out -- (deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")

  • distill, extract, distil -- (extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound")

  • extract -- (separate (a metal) from an ore)

  • press out, express, extract -- (obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it")

  • excerpt, extract, take out -- (take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy)

  • extract -- (calculate the root of a number)