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Synonyms for extraction
ɪkˈstræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extraction(noun)

    the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means

    Synonyms:
    origin, descent

  2. origin, descent, extraction(noun)

    properties attributable to your ancestry

    "he comes from good origins"

    Synonyms:
    fall, rootage, parentage, declination, lineage, downslope, root, declension, stock, ancestry, stemma, descent, blood, decline, declivity, origin, inception, line of descent, line, blood line, pedigree, source, bloodline, origination, filiation, beginning

  3. extraction(noun)

    the action of taking out something (especially using effort or force)

    "the dentist gave her a local anesthetic prior to the extraction"

    Synonyms:
    origin, descent

Wiktionary

  1. extraction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    lineage, descent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    drawing out

  2. extraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lineage, descent, birth, origin, genealogy, parentage

  3. extraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Math.) determination (of a root)

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How to use extraction in a sentence?

  1. Jeanett Bergan:

    It's hard to treat oil sands differently (from) coal, because of the similar environmental effects in the extraction, and we decided to treat these fossil fuel products equally.

  2. Gavin Newsom:

    These are necessary steps to strengthen oversight of oil and gas extraction as we phase out our dependence on fossil fuels and focus on clean energy sources.

  3. Mark Rutte:

    I estimate the chance that we will go back up on July 1 very small, but we need to research the consequences of less gas extraction.

  4. Walter Moran:

    Not only is the violation of customs laws, but the illegal extraction of these items takes away from the scientific record.

  5. Daniel Ang:

    Oil-exporting countries such as Malaysia may have diminished government revenues from falling energy prices and this could exacerbate their debt issues, if prices do continue to fall and persist for a long time ... oil rig developments could be re-evaluated if the cost for extraction continues to exceed the cost per barrel.

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Translations for extraction

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  • استخلاصArabic
  • вадене, изваждане, произходBulgarian
  • trhání, původCzech
  • sukujuuri, uuttaminen, syntyperä, evakuointi, vetäminenFinnish
  • extractionFrench
  • pochodzenie, usunięcie, wydobywaniePolish
  • extracţieRomanian

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