- 1. A dentist may decide to extract the tooth to prevent recurrent trouble.
- 2. This type of surgery could even be used to extract cancerous growths.
- 4. They were performing a short extract from Shakespeare'sTwo Gentlemen of Verona.
1. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
- synonym： infusion
2. a passage selected from a larger work;
1. draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense;
2. get despite difficulties or obstacles;
- "I extracted a promise from the Dean for two ne positions"
3. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning);
4. extract by the process of distillation;
5. separate (a metal) from an ore
6. obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action;
7. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
8. calculate the root of a number