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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun extract:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb extract:

distilelicitevokeextractexpresspull

The word extract and its family (extracted, extracting, extraction, extracts) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun extract

What does extract mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: extracts

  1. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of extract: infusion
    • more generic word: solution = a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances
    • more specific terms:
      • beef tea / Bovril = an extract of beef
      • black catechu / catechu = extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails
      • pancreatin = extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes
  2. a passage selected from a larger work

Alternative definition of the noun extract

noun

  1. That which is extracted or drawn out.
  2. A portion of a book or document, incorporated distinctly in another work; a citation; a quotation.
    • A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing 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.
    • A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract.
    • [obsolete] A peculiar principle (fundamental essence) once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle.
    • Ancestry; descent.
    • A draft or copy of writing; a certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgment therein, with an order for execution.

    Definition of the verb extract

    What does extract mean as a doing word?

    Extract is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

    verb - inflections: extracted | extracting | extracts

    1. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    2. get despite difficulties or obstacles
      • example: I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
      • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
      • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
      • more generic word: obtain = come into possession of
    3. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    4. extract by the process of distillation
    5. separate (a metal) from an ore
      • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
      • domain: excavation / mining
      • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
      • more generic word: separate = divide into components or constituents
    6. obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
      • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
      • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
      • synonyms of extract: express / press out
      • more generic words: acquire / get = come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
      • more specific word: ream = squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer
    7. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
    8. calculate the root of a number

    Alternative definition of the verb extract

    verb

    1. [transitive] 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.
    2. [transitive] To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Compare abstract, transitive verb.
    3. [transitive] To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.
    4. [transitive, arithmetic] To determine (a root of a number).

    Film

    "Extract" is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Dustin Milligan, J. K. Simmons, and Ben Affleck. This was said to be Judge's companion piece to his cult-classic Office Space. Judge also makes an uncredited appearance as 'Jim', a union organizer.

    Music

    1. "EXTRACT" is a musical album of I've Sound.
      • released on (5 years ago)
    2. "Extract" is a musical album of Glis, drug dosage form.
      • released in (15 years ago)
    3. "Extract" is a musical album of Arcana Obscura.
      • released on (10 years ago)
    4. "Extract" is a musical single of The Primrose Hill Set.
    5. "Extract" is a composition.

    Person

    Who is Extract?

    Extract a.k.a. Vincent de Moor is a Dutch trance artist. He is most notable for his work with the record producer Ferry Corsten under the working title, "Veracocha," and for his 2001 single, "Fly Away".

    • also known as Vicent de Moor; Emerald; Vincent de Moor pres . Flashbang; Flashbang; Outline; de Moor, Vincent; Sidewalk; VDM
    • born in (43 years ago) in Delft
    • nationality: Netherlands
    • member of musical group Veracocha
    • genre: Trance music
    • albums: "Moor", "Flowtation", "Fly Away: The Final Remixes", "Orion City", "Sunflower", "The Best of Vincent De Moor 01", "Fly Away", "Eternity (Forever) (The Remixes)"

    Group

    Extract is a musical group.

    Food

    Extract: An extract is a substance made by extracting a part of a raw material, often by using a solvent such as ethanol or water. Extracts may be sold as tinctures or in powder form.

    There are other foods with Extract in their name, like Herbal extract, Vanilla extract, Vegetable extract, Grape seed extract and Barley Malt Extract.

    Miscellanea

    Extract is a 2000 Turner Prize Award nominated work by Michael Raedecker.

    Phrases with Extract

    Phrases starting with the word Extract:

    1. Extract the Urine
    2. Extract the Michael

    Phrases ending with the word Extract:

    1. cola extract
    2. lemon extract
    3. almond extract
    4. vanilla extract
    5. Licorice extract

    Printed books with definitions for Extract

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    Google previewAnnual Report (1915)

    by Michigan. Dairy and Food Dept

    The standards are as follows: A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and...

    Google previewReport (1915)

    by Michigan. Dairy and Food Dept

    The standards are as follows : A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and...

    Google previewFinal Report of the Dairy and Food Commissioner and ... Report of the Food and Drug Commissioner for the State of Michigan (1915)

    by Michigan. Office of Dairy and Food Commissioner

    The standards are as follows: A flavoring extract is a solution- in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and...

    Google previewCoffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field (1911)

    flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1923 (1923)

    by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1929 (1929)

    Printed Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 35.18 of These Statutes, and Embracing All General Statutes in Force at the Close of the General Session of 1929 by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1931 (1931)

    11th Ed. Printed Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 35.18 of These Statutes, and Embracing All General Statutes in Force at the Close of the General Session of 1931 by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid_ and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes and Annotations (1923)

    by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes (1913)

    by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorons principles derived from...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1959 (1959)

    Embracing All General Statutes Enacted by the 1959 General Session Prior to the Adjournment of the Legislature on Jan. 22, 1960. If the Legislature After Reconverning May 16, 1960 Passes Further Legislation, it Will be Found Either as an Addendum to Vol. 2 Or in a Supplement. Edited by James J. Burke, Revisor [and] Dolores Topp Thimke, Assistant Revisor by Wisconsin, James J. Burke, Dolores Topp Thimke

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewThe Apothecary (1909)

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes. 1919 (1919)

    by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewHandbook of Fermented Meat and Poultry (2014)

    by Fidel Toldr?

    Cochineal extract is the powder of dried cochineal (Dactylopius coccus), an insect that lives on nopal cactuses...

    Google previewMini Farming (2010)

    Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre by Brett L. Markham

    Compost extract is the most well-known and most widely studied homemade disease preventative.

    Google previewMastering Stocks and Broths (2017)

    A Comprehensive Culinary Approach Using Traditional Techniques and No-Waste Methods by Rachael Mamane

    The remaining extract is a mixture of protein, fats, vitamins, minerals, and naturally occurring monosodium glutamate. Yeast extract is a low-cost way to enhance flavor and is found in many processed foods. BEEF FAT The USDA considers this ...

    Google previewFennema’s Food Chemistry, Fifth Edition (2017)

    by Srinivasan Damodaran, Kirk L. Parkin

    Grape skin extract is a purplish-red liquid prepared from an aqueous extract of pomace remaining after grapes have been...

    Grape color extract is an aqueous solution of anthocyanin pigments made from Concord grapes or a dehydrated, ...

    Google previewThe Spectatorship of Suffering (2006)

    by Lilie Chouliaraki

    The second extract is an update on the events of the morning, with shots from the second plane collision and President Bush's first public statement. The third extract is a long shot of the Manhattan skyline burning, with verbal commentary from ...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1941 (1941)

    by Wisconsin

    A flavoring extract is a solution in ethyl alcohol of Proper strength of the sapid and odorous principles derived from an...

    Google previewHigh Pressure Chemical Engineering (1996)

    by P.R. von Rohr, C. Trepp

    extract is the solvent is far below the solubility. In this case, the extraction can be represented only by diffusion and kinetic parameters [2,3]. - Most of the extractions are more complex and are limited by both solubility and diffusion. In a lot of ...

    Google previewWisconsin Statutes, 1943 (1943)

    Printed Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 35.18 of These Statutes and Embracing All General Statutes in Force at the Close of the General Session of 1943 by Wisconsin

    EXTRACTS. Meat extract is the product obtained by extracting fresh meat with boiling water and concentrating the liquid portion by evaporation after the removal of fat, and contains not less than seventy-five per cent of total solids, of which ...

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    Quotes about Extract

    It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot extract by force what is in his mind, but can extract what is in his stomach. (Felix Frankfurter)
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    Scrabble value of E1X8T1R1A1C3T1

    The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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