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1. excerpt

noun. ['ˈɛksɝpt, ɛkˈsɝːpt'] a passage selected from a larger work.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • quotation
  • analecta
  • press clipping
  • cutting
  • track
  • clipping
  • selection
  • chrestomathy
  • extract
  • newspaper clipping
  • citation
  • excerption
  • press cutting
  • passage
  • quote

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • excerptus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Excerpt

  • usurped

How do you pronounce excerpt?

Pronounce excerpt as ˈɛksərpt.

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How do you spell excerpt? Is it exerpt ?

A common misspelling of excerpt is exerpt

Sentences with excerpt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Find an excerpt from a piece of academic writing, such as a book, email or report.

2. excerpt

verb. ['ˈɛksɝpt, ɛkˈsɝːpt'] take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy.

Synonyms

  • pick out
  • extract
  • select
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • excerptus (Latin)
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