Synonyms of extract


1. infusion, extract, solution

usage: a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

2. excerpt, excerption, extract, selection, passage

usage: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"


1. extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: 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"

2. extract, obtain

usage: get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions"

3. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out, interpret, construe, see

usage: deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

4. distill, extract, distil, make, create

usage: extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"

5. extract, separate

usage: separate (a metal) from an ore

6. press out, express, extract, get, acquire

usage: obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"

7. excerpt, extract, take out, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

8. extract, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

usage: calculate the root of a number

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Definition and meaning of extract (Dictionary)