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1. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense.

Synonyms

  • get out
  • squeeze out
  • draw
  • pull
  • remove
  • pull out
  • wring out
  • pull up
  • demodulate
  • take away
  • withdraw
  • thread
  • take
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • glycerolize
  • add
  • record
  • invest

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Extract

  • abstract
  • artifact
  • autofact
  • contact
  • contract
  • counteract
  • enviropact
  • noncontract
  • overact
  • subcontract

Example sentences of the word extract


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Also extract the rind.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some people use the extract to treat health problems that cause discomfort for their pets.

3. Adjective
Take a licorice root extract supplement.

4. Verb, base form
The juice will begin to extract from the onion.

Quotes containing the word extract


1. Everything stated or expressed by man is a note in the margin of a completely erased text. From what's in the note we can extract the gist of what must have been in the text, but there's always a doubt, and the possible meanings are many.
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

2. They ran their heads very hard against wrong ideas, and persisted in trying to fit the circumstances to the ideas instead of trying to extract ideas from the circumstances.
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

2. extract

noun. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water).

Synonyms

  • Bovril
  • infusion
  • pancreatin
  • black catechu
  • solution
  • catechu

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

3. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning).

Synonyms

  • interpret
  • evoke
  • see
  • elicit
  • construe
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • dock
  • get on
  • come
  • file in

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

4. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] extract by the process of distillation.

Synonyms

  • create
  • distil
  • moonshine
  • distill

Antonyms

  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased
  • erase

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

5. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] get despite difficulties or obstacles.

Antonyms

  • pop in

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

6. extract

noun. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] a passage selected from a larger work.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

7. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] separate (a metal) from an ore.

Antonyms

  • sell

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

8. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] calculate the root of a number.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence
  • start

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

9. extract

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

Synonyms

  • pick out
  • select
  • excerpt
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • dull
  • hot
  • kind
  • concentration

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)

10. extract

verb. ['ˈɛkˌstrækt, ɪkˈstrækt'] obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action.

Synonyms

  • express
  • ream
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • crate
  • box
  • pack

Etymology

  • extractum (Latin)
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