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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.)


Extort Synonyms

Rack, Squeeze, Gouge, Wring

Extort Synonyms

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Extort Synonyms

Wring From

Extort Rhymes

Boart, Bort, Cort, Corte, Court, Ct, Dort, Foret, Fort, Forte, Gort, Kort, Korte, Mort, Norte, Ohrt, Ort, Port, Porte, Quart, Short, Shortt, Snort, Sort, Sport, Stuart, Swart, Thwart, Tort, Torte, Wart, Zwart

Abort, Assort, Athwart, Cavort, Comport, Consort, Contort, Deport, Distort, Escort, Exhort, Extort, Hjort, Import, Jeancourt, Laforte, Laporte, Mccort, Mccourt, Precourt, Purport, Rancourt, Report, Resort, Support, Transport, Valcourt, Vancourt, Vanwart

Misreport, Teleport


Spanish Translation

Extort in Spanish is Extorsionar

Tagalog Translation

Extort in Tagalog is Huthot

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