Definitions for excerptˈɛk sɜrpt; ɪkˈsɜrpt, ˈɛk sɜrpt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word excerpt
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection(verb)
a passage selected from a larger work
"he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
excerpt, extract, take out(verb)
take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
a clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work such as a news article, a film, a literary composition or other media
To select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work.
Origin: From excerptus, past participle of excerpere, from ex + carpere
to select; to extract; to cite; to quote
an extract; a passage selected or copied from a book or record
Origin: [From L. excerptus, p. p. See Excerp.]
Translations for excerpt
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- откъс, извадкаBulgarian
- exzerpieren, AuszugGerman
- ote, poimintoFinnish
- extrait, passageFrench
- kivonat, szemelvényHungarian
- hluti, brotIcelandic
- fragment, passageDutch
- fragment, urywekPolish
- trecho, passagemPortuguese
- выдержка, отрывокRussian
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