HyperDic: extract

English > 10 senses of the word extract:
VERBcontactextract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outremove, usually with some force or effort
possessionextractget despite difficulties or obstacles
creationextract, educe, evoke, elicit, draw outdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning)
changeextract, distill, distilextract by the process of distillation
contactextractseparate (a metal) from an ore
contactextract, press out, expressobtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
cognitionextract, excerpt, take outtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
cognitionextractcalculate the root / root of a number
NOUNsubstanceextract, infusiona solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
communicationextract, excerpt, excerption, selectiona passage selected from a larger / larger work
extract > pronunciation
Soundseh'kstrae.kt; ihkstrae'kt
Rhymesabstract ... whacked: 41 rhymes with aekt...
English > extract: 10 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water).
Synonyminfusion
Narrowerbeef tea, BovrilAn extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
black catechu, catechuextract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails
pancreatinextract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes
BroadersolutionA homogeneous mixture of two or more substances
Spanishextracto
Verbsextractobtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
English > extract: 10 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA passage selected from a larger / larger work.
Synonymsexcerpt, excerption, 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
Verbsextracttake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRemove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "extract a bad tooth"
  • "extract information from the telegram"
Synonymspull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear out
Narrowerdemodulateextract information from a modulated carrier wave
threadRemove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
wring out, squeeze outextract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar todraw, pull, pull out, get out, take outBring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
Spanishextraer, sacar
Catalanextreure
Adjectivesextractiblecapable of being extracted
Nounsextractionthe action of taking out something (especially using effort or force)
extractoran instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGet despite difficulties or obstacles.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions"
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymseduce, evoke, elicit, draw out
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanisheducir, lograr, sacar
Catalanextraure, extreure, treure
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningextract by the process of distillation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdistill, distil
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowermoonshinedistill (alcohol) illegally
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar todistill, distilUndergo the process of distillation
Spanishdestilar
Catalandestil·lar, extreure
Adjectivesextractiblecapable of being extracted
Nounsextractionthe process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningseparate (a metal) from an ore.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Broaderseparatedivide into components or constituents
Spanishextraer
Adjectivesextractiblecapable of being extracted
Nounsextractionthe process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningObtain from a substance, as by mechanical action.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspress out, express
Narrowerreamsqueeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Adjectivesextractiblecapable of being extracted
Nounsextracta solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaningtake out of a literary work in order to cite / cite or copy.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsexcerpt, take out
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishcitar, extractar, extraer, sacar
Catalanextreure
Nounsextracta passage selected from a larger / larger work
English > extract: 10 senses > verb 8, cognition
Meaningcalculate the root / root of a number.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation

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