1. A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water) (synset 114872955)
  2. A passage selected from a larger work (synset 106412153)
    "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
  1. Remove, usually with some force or effort;
    Also used in an abstract sense (synset 201353852)
    "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
  2. Get despite difficulties or obstacles (synset 202243880)
    "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions"
  3. Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning) (synset 201634074)
    "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
  4. Extract by the process of distillation (synset 200229706)
    "distill the essence of this compound"
  5. Separate (a metal) from an ore (synset 201462021)
  6. Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action (synset 201354457)
    "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
  7. Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy (synset 200678940)
  8. Calculate the root of a number (synset 200640385)

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