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Extract vs. Excerpt

Extract and Excerpt Definitions

Extract

To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort
Extract a wisdom tooth.
Used tweezers to extract the splinter.

Excerpt

A passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as a literary or musical composition, a document, or a film.

Extract

To obtain despite resistance
Extract a promise.

Excerpt

To select or use (a passage or segment from a longer work).

Extract

To obtain from a substance by chemical or mechanical action, as by pressure, distillation, or evaporation.

Excerpt

To select or use material from (a longer work).

Extract

To remove for separate consideration or publication; excerpt.

Excerpt

A clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work such as a news article, a film, or a literary composition.

Extract

To derive or obtain (information, for example) from a source.

Excerpt

(transitive) To select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work.

Extract

To deduce (a principle or doctrine); construe (a meaning).

Excerpt

To select; to extract; to cite; to quote.
Out of which we have excerpted the following particulars.

Extract

To derive (pleasure or comfort) from an experience.

Excerpt

An extract; a passage selected or copied from a book or record.

Extract

(Mathematics) To determine or calculate (the root of a number).

Excerpt

A passage selected from a larger work;
He presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

Extract

A passage from a literary work; an excerpt.

Excerpt

Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

Extract

A concentrated preparation of the essential constituents of a food, flavoring, or other substance; a concentrate
Maple extract.

Extract

Something that is extracted or drawn out.

Extract

A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation.
I used an extract of Hemingway's book to demonstrate culture shock.

Extract

A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue
Extract of beef
Extract of dandelion
Vanilla extract

Extract

Any substance extracted is such a way, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained
Quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.

Extract

A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant (distinguished from an abstract).

Extract

(obsolete) A peculiar principle (fundamental essence) once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts.

Extract

Ancestry; descent.

Extract

A draft or copy of writing; a certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgment therein, with an order for execution.

Extract

(transitive) To draw out; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.
To extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, or a splinter from the finger

Extract

(transitive) To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process. Compare abstract (transitive verb).
To extract an essential oil from a plant

Extract

(transitive) To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.

Extract

(transitive) To select parts of a whole
We need to try to extract the positives from the defeat.

Extract

To determine (a root of a number).
Please extract the cube root of 27.

Extract

To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a splinter from the finger.
The beeSits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.

Extract

To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.
I have extracted out of that pamphlet a few notorious falsehoods.

Extract

That which is extracted or drawn out.

Extract

A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.

Extract

A decoction, solution, or infusion made by dissolving out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.

Extract

A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; - called also the extractive principle.

Extract

Extraction; descent.

Extract

A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.

Extract

A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

Extract

A passage selected from a larger work;
He presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

Extract

Draw or pull out, 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

Extract

Get despite difficulties or obstacles;
I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions

Extract

Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning);
We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

Extract

Extract by the process of distillation;
Distill the essence of this compound

Extract

Separate (a metal) from an ore

Extract

Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action;
Italians express coffee rather than filter it

Extract

Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

Extract

Calculate the root of a number

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