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

2 senses of extract

Sense 1
infusion, extract -- (a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water))
       => solution -- (a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water")

Sense 2
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 extract

8 senses of extract

Sense 1
extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out -- (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")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 2
extract -- (get despite difficulties or obstacles; "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions")
       => obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

Sense 3
educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out -- (deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")
       => interpret, construe, see -- (make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?")

Sense 4
distill, extract, distil -- (extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 5
extract -- (separate (a metal) from an ore)
       => separate -- (divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff")

Sense 6
press out, express, extract -- (obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 7
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")

Sense 8
extract -- (calculate the root of a number)
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

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