Meaning of EXTRACT in English

EXTRACT

I.

noun

1 passage from a book/piece of music

ADJECTIVE

▪ brief , short

▪ long

VERB + EXTRACT

▪ read ( esp. BrE )

▪ publish ( esp. BrE )

EXTRACT + VERB

▪ be from , be taken from

The ~ is taken from a long essay.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from

He read out a brief ~ from his book.

2 substance taken from another substance

ADJECTIVE

▪ natural

conditioners made from natural plant ~s

▪ herbal

▪ green tea , malt , meat , plant , root , yeast , etc.

▪ almond , vanilla (both AmE ) ( almond, etc. essence in BrE )

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

~ of apricot

II.

verb

Extract is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ cell , ↑ concession , ↑ confession , ↑ gold , ↑ information , ↑ juice , ↑ mineral , ↑ oil , ↑ ore , ↑ plutonium , ↑ promise , ↑ sap , ↑ silver , ↑ tooth

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