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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excerpt  \Ex*cerpt"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excerpted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Excerpting}.]  [From  L.  excerptus  p.  p.  See 
  {Excerp}.] 
  To  select;  to  extract;  to  cite;  to  quote. 
 
  Out  of  which  we  have  excerpted  the  following 
  particulars.  --Fuller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excerpt  \Ex*cerp"t\  (277),  n. 
  An  extract;  a  passage  selected  or  copied  from  a  book  or 
  record. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excerpt 
  n  :  a  passage  selected  from  a  larger  work  "he  presented  exerpts 
  from  William  James'  philosophical  writings"  [syn:  {extract}, 
  {selection}] 
  v  :  take  out  of  a  literary  work  in  order  to  cite  or  copy  [syn:  {extract}, 
  {take  out}] 




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