excerpt - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive]
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to provide a short piece taken from a book, poem, piece of music etc

    Below each book, online reviews are excerpted on cards that include a summary of the title's rating — the average number of stars, along with the number of reviews.

    Submitted by Liliia Sandyga from Ukraine on 10/11/2015