What does the word extricate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To liberate from entanglement.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Extrication.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Extricabie.

Usage examples for extricate

  1. So much so, indeed, that in the effort to extricate himself he dropped the tiny picture; with a sudden passionate exclamation he stooped for it. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  2. To show that devotion by waiting with folded arms behind a wall until the Prince should arrive to extricate his followers, was not in his constitution. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. If its issue involved him in a mistake a laugh would extricate him. – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp