Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun excerpt

1 sense of excerpt

Sense 1
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection -- (a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings")
       => passage -- (a section of text; particularly a section of medium length)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb excerpt

1 sense of excerpt

Sense 1
excerpt, extract, take out -- (take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy)
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

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