1. commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country

    Synonyms : exportation
    Antonyms : import
    Type Of : good, commodity, trade good
  2. cause to spread in another part of the world

    Type Of : spread, distribute
    Examples :
    • The Russians exported Marxism to Africa
  3. sell or transfer abroad

    Antonyms : import
    Type Of : merchandise, trade
    Examples :
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance
  4. transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs

    Antonyms : import
    Type Of : transfer


  1. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

    Synonyms : adept, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful
    Examples :
    • an expert job
  2. of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood

    Synonyms : technical
  3. a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

    Type Of : mortal, individual, person, somebody, someone, soul


  1. obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action

    Synonyms : express, press out
    Type Of : get, acquire
  2. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

    Synonyms : excerpt, take out
    Type Of : take, select, pick out, choose
  3. a passage selected from a larger work

    Synonyms : excerpt, excerption, selection
    Type Of : passage
  4. a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

    Synonyms : infusion
    Type Of : solution
  5. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

    Synonyms : draw out, pull, pull out, pull up, rip out, take out, tear out
    Type Of : withdraw, take, remove, take away
    Examples :
    • extract a bad tooth
    • extract information from the telegram
  6. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

    Synonyms : draw out, educe, elicit, evoke
    Type Of : construe, interpret, see
  7. extract by the process of distillation

    Synonyms : distil, distill
    Type Of : create, make
  8. calculate the root of a number

    Type Of : cipher, calculate, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out
  9. get despite difficulties or obstacles

    Type Of : obtain
    Examples :
    • I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
  10. separate (a metal) from an ore

    Type Of : separate


  1. of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven

    Antonyms : heavenly
    Examples :
    • earthly beings
    • believed that our earthly life is all that matters
    • earthly love
    • our earthly home


  1. conformity with rules or standards

    Synonyms : fairness
    Antonyms : inequity
    Type Of : justice, justness
  2. the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it

    Type Of : assets
  3. the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

    Type Of : stake, interest


  1. (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure

    Synonyms : h, heat content, total heat
    Type Of : physical property
    Examples :
    • enthalpy is the amount of energy in a system capable of doing mechanical work


  1. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    Synonyms : particularly, peculiarly, specially
    Examples :
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  2. in a special manner

    Synonyms : specially


  1. causing debilitation

    Synonyms : debilitative, enfeebling, weakening


  1. putting a condemned person to death

    Synonyms : capital punishment, death penalty, execution
    Type Of : corporal punishment

emotional arousal

  1. the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior

    Type Of : arousal