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English noun: excerption

1. excerption (communication) a passage selected from a larger work


SamplesHe presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings.


Synonymsexcerpt, extract, selection


Broader (hypernym)passage


Narrower (hyponym)analecta, analects, chrestomathy, citation, clipping, cut, cutting, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting, quotation, quote, track


Instance hyponymHaftarah, Haftorah, Haphtarah, Haphtorah









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