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Definitions of extract:
  • noun:   a passage selected from a larger work
  • noun:   a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • verb:   get despite difficulties or obstacles
    Example: "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions"
  • verb:   calculate the root of a number
  • verb:   draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    Example: "Extract a bad tooth"
  • verb:   separate (a metal) from an ore
  • verb:   extract by the process of distillation
  • verb:   take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
  • verb:   obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
  • verb:   deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

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See extract used in context: 2 poetry verses, 15 definitions

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