extract - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˈekstrækt/
singularextract
pluralextracts
  1. 1
    [countable] a short piece of writing taken from something such as a book or letter
    extract from:

    He read several extracts from his latest novel.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a substance that has been taken from a plant or from another substance

    malt extract