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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 for "extort":

    extract, blackmail

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How to use extort in a sentence?

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    Once again the Iranian regime is using its nuclear program to extort the international community and threaten regional security.

  2. Eric Olson:

    So it makes use harder to reach out and gain the trust of those communities. are they a bad group of people who extort? Who murder? Yes.

  3. Ulana Mazurkevich:

    Trump putting the screws and the pressure on Ukraine ... to extort and grind a poor fledging democracy, it's beyond the pale of understanding.

  4. Smart Joel:

    Police officers will stop you and then get you arrested. Extort money from you and begin to call you names, that is not what the law talks about. They tend to harass.

  5. Geoffrey Berman:

    Ray put a knife to one male victims throat, brandished a knife and threatened to dismember another male victim, grabbed a third male victim around the neck until he passed out, slapped a female victim and grabbed another female victim by her head before shoving her to the ground, after enduring Rays abuse, seven of his victims falsely confessed to having harmed or attempted to harm Ray. Ray, who sometimes recorded these false confessions, then used these false confessions to extort money from his victims.


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