Meaning of “extract” - Learner’s Dictionary

extract

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪkˈstrækt/ formal
TAKE OUT

B2 to take something out, especially using force:

The dentist may decide to extract the tooth.
GET MONEY/INFORMATION

to get the money, information, etc that you want from someone who does not want to give it to you:

They were not able to extract a confession from her.

(Definition of “extract verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)