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See definition of extracting on Dictionary.com
  • verbphysically remove, draw out
  • verbselect a quotation

synonyms for extracting

  • cull
  • derive
  • distill
  • elicit
  • exact
  • extort
  • extricate
  • glean
  • obtain
  • pluck
  • pry
  • pull
  • reap
  • separate
  • siphon
  • squeeze
  • withdraw
  • wrest
  • wring
  • avulse
  • catheterize
  • eradicate
  • evoke
  • express
  • extirpate
  • garner
  • gather
  • get
  • secure
  • select
  • take
  • tear
  • uproot
  • yank
  • bring out
  • eke out
  • evulse
  • pick up
  • press out
  • weed out
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antonyms for extracting

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  • give
  • disperse
  • divide
  • fail
  • fix
  • help
  • lose
  • misunderstand
  • plant
  • refuse
  • reject
  • spread
  • stop
  • add
  • insert
  • put in
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How to use extracting in a sentence

They entered at once into the mines, extracting therefrom, the rich treasures that for a thousand ages lay hidden in the earth.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
"Oh, but Mrs. Shadd—I have it here," said Henriette, opening her purse and extracting the paper.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
This is a convenient instrument for extracting poisonous substances from the stomach.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Further experiments, however, showed that on extracting the poisonous gum with 50 per cent.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
Nitrogen was found very readily by the soda lime test in the tar left after extracting the original material with 50 per cent.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
He tried it in three different accents, without extracting any particular meaning therefrom.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
They employ themselves in raising cattle, making sugar and honey, and extracting oil from the cacao fruit.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
In the past few years many companies have been formed for cutting wood in the Gran Chaco and also for extracting tannin.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
The collectors deliver the cones to a specified Ranger station or to some seed extracting plant.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
And there was a conjurer with a gaping crowd, a quack extracting teeth, a ballad singer.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
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