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Synonyms for extort
ɪkˈstɔrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extort(verb)

    obtain through intimidation

    Synonyms:
    rack, wring from, wring, gouge, squeeze

  2. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring(verb)

    obtain by coercion or intimidation

    "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

    Synonyms:
    pressure, crush, scud, coerce, rack, contort, thrust, press, twitch, wring from, rout, gouge, tweet, embrace, force, shove, single-foot, torment, twinge, compress, hug, wrench, contract, excruciate, stuff, distort, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, wring, hale, mash, torture, force out, bosom, wedge, deform, squelch, constrict

  3. extort, wring from(verb)

    get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

    Synonyms:
    rack, wring from, wring, gouge, squeeze

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extort

    Synonyms:
    claim, command, deny, enforce, exact, insist, refuse, reject

    Antonyms:
    ask, beg, beseech, crave, demand, entreat, implore, petition, pray, request, require, solicit, supplicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extort

    Synonyms:
    wring, despoil, fleece, exact, express, squeeze out, wrench, wrest, extract

    Antonyms:
    coax, wheedle, cajole, cheat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extort(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exact, wrest, wring, wrench, force, get by force

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    extract, blackmail

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