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Definitions and Synonyms of excerpt | Another word for excerpt | What is excerpt?

Definition 1: a passage selected from a larger work - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where excerpt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

Synonyms for excerpt in the sense of this definition

(excerpt is a kind of ...) a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

(... is a kind of excerpt ) a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language

(... is a kind of excerpt ) a collection of excerpts from a literary work

(... is a kind of excerpt ) an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

"he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

(... is a kind of excerpt ) a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

"he played the first cut on the cd" "the title track of the album"

(... is a kind of excerpt ) a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

(... is an instance of excerpt) a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah

Definition 2: take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for excerpt in the sense of this definition

(excerpt is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

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