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Synonyms for extract

Noun

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"

Verb

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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