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Synonyms for extract

Synonyms for extract

to remove from a fixed position

to collect (something) bit by bit

Synonyms for extract

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

get despite difficulties or obstacles

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deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

extract by the process of distillation

separate (a metal) from an ore

obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action

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

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Three separate extracts from letters written by three different correspondents were selected to be read in Court.
The first and longest of the Extracts produced the most vivid impression in Court.
The most unpleasant pages in the whole Report of the Trial were--to me--the pages which contained the extracts from my husband's Diary.
The first extract related to a period of nearly a year before the date of Mrs.
The last extract followed, and consisted of these lines only:
With those words he began his first extract from the consul's letter.
Julian returned for the second time to his extract from the letter:
Julian advanced to his second extract from the consul 's letter:
"Let me read my third extract," Julian answered, "and you will see."
The sweet girls praised handkerchief after handkerchief, until I was laid before them, when their pleasure extracted exclamations of delight.
The extract of the letter had, apparently, been read by M'Dougal, merely to prepare the way for a preconcerted stroke of management.
“I believe, sir,” he said, “that a probe is not necessary; the shot has missed the bone, and has passed directly through the arm to the opposite side, where it remains but skin deep, and whence, I should think, it might he easily extracted.”
Benjamin speaks quite to the purpose,’ continued Richard, “I dare say that he has often seen shot extracted in the different ships in which he has served; suppose we get him to hold the basin; he must be used to the sight of blood.”
“Certainly, there are incredible tales told in the encyclopaedias,” returned Elnathan, “though I cannot say that I have ever seen, myself, anything larger than a musket ball extracted.”
I have never seen a shot more neatly extracted; and I dare say Benjamin will say the same.”