EXTORT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Extort Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. p. & a.) Extorted.
  2. (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.
  3. (v. i.) To practice extortion.
  4. (v. t.) To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.


Synonyms:
Gouge, Rack, Wring,

• Extorter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who practices extortion.


• Extortious Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Extortionate.


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