Textual thesaurus for "extract"

(noun) excerpt, excerption, selection

a passage selected from a larger work

he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

(noun) infusion

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

(verb) distil, distill

extract by the process of distillation

distill the essence of this compound

(verb) excerpt, take out

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

(verb) pull, pull out, pull up, draw out, take 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

(verb) express, press out

obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action

Italians express coffee rather than filter it

(verb) educe, draw out, evoke, elicit

deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant