Extortion Synonyms & Definitions

Synonyms are words that have the same or almost the same meaning and the definition is the detailed explanation of the word. This page will help you out finding the Definition & Synonyms of hundreds of words mentioned on this page. Check out the page and learn more about the English vocabulary.

• ExtortionDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The act of extorting; the act or practice of wresting anything from a person by force, by threats, or by any undue exercise of power; undue exaction; overcharge.
  2. (n.) That which is extorted or exacted by force.
  3. (n.) The offense committed by an officer who corruptly claims and takes, as his fee, money, or other thing of value, that is not due, or more than is due, or before it is due.

• ExtortionateDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.