To obtain from a substance by chemical or mechanical action, as by pressure, distillation, or evaporation.
To remove for separate consideration or publication; excerpt.
To derive or obtain (information, for example) from a source.
To deduce (a principle or doctrine); construe (a meaning).
To derive (pleasure or comfort) from an experience.
Mathematics To determine or calculate (the root of a number).
Something extracted, especially:
A passage from a literary work; an excerpt.
A concentrated preparation of the essential constituents of a food, flavoring, or other substance; a concentrate: maple extract.