Synonyms of 'excerpt'
a passage taken from a book, speech, etc.an excerpt from Tchaikovsky's `Nutcracker'
He read us an extract from his latest novel.
A large part of his earnings went on repaying the bank loan.
a piece of wood
Another piece of cake?
a geological section of a rock
He read a passage from the Bible.
I have spent a large portion of my life here.
She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
He illustrated his argument with quotations from Pasternak.
The text is full of Biblical citations.
to take a passage from a book, speech, etc.The readings were excerpted from his autobiography.
material extracted from a range of texts
a passage taken from a talk she gave ten years ago
They selected only bright pupils.
Then suddenly he quoted a line from the play.
She cites a favourite poem by Pablo Neruda.
All this information had been culled from radio reports.
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in the sense of citation
a quotationThe text is full of Biblical citations.
in the sense of cite
to bring forward as proofShe cites a favourite poem by Pablo Neruda.
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