Definitions For Extract


  • A passage selected from a larger work
  • A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • A substance that you get from something by using a machine or chemicals
  • A short piece of writing that is taken from a longer work (such as a book)


  • Extract by the process of distillation
  • Calculate the root of a number
  • Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
  • Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
  • Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
  • Separate (a metal) from an ore
  • Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
  • Get despite difficulties or obstacles
  • To remove (something) by pulling it out or cutting it out
  • To get (information, a response, etc.) from someone who does not want to give it
  • To get (something, such as information) fromsomething

Is Extract a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Extract is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Extract in a Sentence

  • He extracted a credit card from his wallet.
  • I had to have a tooth extracted.
  • The tumor was surgically extracted.
  • The recipe calls for a tablespoon of vanilla extract.
  • The anthology includes a long extract from the epic poem

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