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Definition of EXCERPTS

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Excerpt \Ex*cerpt"\ ([e^]k*s[~e]rpt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excerpted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excerpting}.] [From L. excerptus, p. p. See {Excerp}.] To select; to extract; to cite; to quote. [1913 Webster]

           Out of which we have excerpted the following particulars.                             --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Excerpt \Ex"cerpt\ ([e^]k"s[~e]rpt; 277), n. An extract; a passage selected or copied from a book or record. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "excerpt":
     choose out, citation, cite, cull, cull out, decide between, excerption, extract, extraction, glean, handpick, make a selection, passage, pick, pick out, quotation, quote, select, selected passage, selection, sift, single out, take, winnow


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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