WikiDictionary.org






Wiki Dictionary Search





Extort (IPA: /ɛkˈstɔɹt/)


Extort (v. t.)

To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.

Extort (v. t.)

To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.

Extort (v. i.)

To practice extortion.

Extort (p. p. & a.)

Extorted.

Extort Synonyms

Rack, Squeeze, Gouge, Wring

Extort Synonyms

Synonyms: []}

Extort Synonyms

Wring From

Translations

Extort in Spanish


WikiThesaurus.org

Click for Synonyms of extort on WikiThesaurus


NameReports.com

Check domain name registration of extort.com on NameReports