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A way or means of passing
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  1. A way or means of passing
  2. A section of a painting or other piece of artwork; a detail.
  3. A hall or corridor that is an entrance or exit or onto which several rooms open; passageway
An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
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  1. An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
  2. An official commendation for meritorious action, especially in military service:
  3. A reference to a legal authority, such as a statute, court decision, or treatise, that supports or contradicts a legal argument or position. See also the Bluebook.
The act of selecting something:
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  1. The act of selecting something:
  2. A variety from which to choose
  3. A range of things from which one can make a choice:
The evaporation and subsequent collection of a liquid by condensation as a means of purification:
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  1. The evaporation and subsequent collection of a liquid by condensation as a means of purification:
  2. A method of separating a substance that is in solution from its solvent or of separating a liquid from a mixture of liquids having different boiling points. The liquid to be separated is evaporated (as by boiling), and its vapor is then collected after it condenses. Distillation is used to separate fresh water from a salt solution and gasoline from petroleum. &diamf3; The condensed vapor, which is the purified liquid, is called the distillate.
  3. The extraction of the volatile components of a mixture by the condensation and collection of the vapors that are produced as the mixture is heated:
Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
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  1. Introduction of a solution into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
  2. The liquid extract that results from steeping a substance in water
  3. The solution so introduced:
A decocting or being decocted
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  1. A decocting or being decocted
  2. An extract produced by decocting
To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
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  1. To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
  2. To wrongfully take something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure. To wrongfully take something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure.
  3. To get (money, etc.) from someone by violence, threats, misuse of authority, etc.; exact or wrest (from)
To release from an entanglement or difficulty; disengage.
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  1. To release from an entanglement or difficulty; disengage.
  2. To set free; release or disentangle (from a net, difficulty, etc.)
To pull off or out; pick
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  1. To pull off or out; pick
  2. To remove or detach by grasping and pulling abruptly with the fingers; pick:
  3. To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
To draw forth; evoke
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  1. To draw forth; evoke
  2. To cause to be revealed
  3. To call forth, draw out, or provoke (a response or reaction, for example):
To draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
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  1. To draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
  2. To create anew, especially by means of the imagination:
  3. To give rise to; draw forth; produce:
To infer from data; deduce
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  1. To infer from data; deduce
  2. To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
  3. To infer or work out from given facts:
(Chem.) To obtain or produce (a compound) from another compound by replacing one element with one or more other elements
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  1. (Chem.) To obtain or produce (a compound) from another compound by replacing one element with one or more other elements
  2. To arrive at by reasoning; deduce or infer:
  3. To get or receive (something) from a source
To make certain; ensure:
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  1. To make certain; ensure:
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
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  1. To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
  2. To wrongfully take something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure. To wrongfully take something of value from another by the threat of force or other coercive measure.
  3. To get (money, etc.) from someone by violence, threats, misuse of authority, etc.; exact or wrest (from)
To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
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  1. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
  2. To call for; make necessary; require
  3. To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
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  1. To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
  2. To take possession of forcefully; seize or usurp:
  3. To distort or change the true meaning, purpose, use, etc. of; pervert; twist
To trace the course or derivation of
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  1. To trace the course or derivation of
  2. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
  3. To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
To select, take out, or quote (passages from a book, sequences from a film, etc.); extract
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  1. To select, take out, or quote (passages from a book, sequences from a film, etc.); extract
  2. To select or use (a passage or segment from a longer work).
To cite or refer to for illustration or proof:
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  1. To cite or refer to for illustration or proof:
  2. To refer to as authority or an example; cite
  3. To repeat or copy the words of (a person or a book or other source):
To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
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  1. To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
  2. To make a selection; choose
  3. To choose or pick out from among others, as for excellence, desirability, etc.
To pull at (the strings of a musical instrument) and release quickly with little jerking movements of the fingers
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  1. To pull at (the strings of a musical instrument) and release quickly with little jerking movements of the fingers
  2. To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
  3. To pull; tug; snatch
To be capable of being pulled
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  1. To be capable of being pulled
  2. To draw apart; rip; tear
  3. (Slang) To draw out (a weapon) in readiness for use:
To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
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  1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
  2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
  3. To become torn:
To select and gather (flowers or fruit); pick
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  1. To select and gather (flowers or fruit); pick
  2. To pick out from others; select.
  3. To gather; collect.
To gather up and store in or as in a granary
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  1. To gather up and store in or as in a granary
  2. To get or earn
  3. To collect or gather
To get or collect gradually from various places, sources, etc.; amass; accumulate
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  1. To get or collect gradually from various places, sources, etc.; amass; accumulate
  2. To summon up; muster:
  3. To harvest or pick:
To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
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  1. To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
  2. To examine or go through (books, etc.) so as to collect certain information
  3. To collect or find out (facts, etc.) gradually or bit by bit

Synonym Study

  • Extort suggests a forcing or wresting of something, as by violence or threats to extort a ransom
  • Evoke implies a calling forth or summoning, as of a mental image, by stimulating the emotions the odor evoked a memory of childhood
  • Elicit connotes difficulty or skill in drawing out something hidden or buried careful questioning elicited a reasonable account of the accident
  • Educe suggests a drawing out or evolving of something that is latent or undeveloped laws were educed from tribal customs
  • Extract implies a drawing out of something, as if by pulling, sucking, etc.to extract a promise
Find another word for extract. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for extract, like: passage, citation, selection, distillation, infusion, decoction, extort, extricate, pull out, pluck and elicit.