Extract is defined as to draw out, remove or obtain something from another.(verb)
The definition of an extract is a concentrated form of something.(noun)
An example of extract is the liquid vanilla used in baking which is made from vanilla beans.
See extract in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME extracten < L extractus, pp. of extrahere, to draw out < ex-, out + trahere, to draw
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transitive verb ex·tract·ed, ex·tract·ing, ex·tracts
Origin: Middle English extracten
Origin: , from Latin extrahere, extract-
Origin: : ex-, ex-
Origin: + trahere, to draw.
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