Synonyms for excerpt

Synonyms for (noun) excerpt

Synonyms: excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

Definition: a passage selected from a larger work

Usage: he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

Similar words: passage

Definition: a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

Synonyms for (verb) excerpt

Synonyms: excerpt, extract, take out

Definition: take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her