HyperDic: excerpt

English > 2 senses of the word excerpt:
NOUNcommunicationexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectiona passage selected from a larger / larger work
VERBcognitionexcerpt, extract, take outtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
excerpt > pronunciation
Soundsehkser'pt; eh'kserpt
English > excerpt: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA passage selected from a larger / larger work.
Example"he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
Synonymsexcerption, extract, selection
InstancesHaftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, HaphtarahA short / short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah
Narroweranalects, analectaA collection of excerpts from a literary work
chrestomathyA selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language
clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cuttingAn excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
cut, trackA distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
quotation, quote, citationA passage or expression that is quoted or cited / cited
BroaderpassageA section of text
Spanishextracto, fragmento, pasaje
Catalanfragment, passatge
Verbsexcerpttake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
English > excerpt: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsextract, take out
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishcitar, extractar, extraer, sacar
Catalanextreure
Nounsexcerpta passage selected from a larger / larger work

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