extort definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to acquire from another by coercion or intimidation.
    • To wrest from an unwilling person by actual force, menace, duress, torture, or any excessive or illegal exercise of energy or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to specific
    • getting because of the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.
    • to have from another by coercion or intimidation.
    • To wrest from an unwilling individual by physical power, menace, duress, torture, or any excessive or illegal workout of energy or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to-tear away; to wring (from); to specific
    • to obtain by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.
  • verb:
    • To wrest from an unwilling individual by physical power, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or unlawful exercise of energy or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to specific; because, to extort contributions through the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort repayment of a debt.
    • To obtain by way of the offense of extortion.
    • To twist outwards.
    • get or trigger to be in a hard or laborious manner
    • obtain through intimidation
    • obtain by coercion or intimidation
    • To wrest from an unwilling individual by physical power, menace, duress, torture, or any excessive or illegal workout of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; because, to extort efforts from vanquished; to extort confessions of shame; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.
    • To obtain by means of the offense of extortion.
    • To twist outwards.
    • get or cause to become in a challenging or laborious way
    • acquire through intimidation
    • obtain by coercion or intimidation
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to train extortion.
    • To practice extortion.
  • past-participle:
    • Extorted.
    • Extorted.
  • others:
    • to have, because from a holder of desired belongings or understanding, by force or compulsion; wrest or wring away by any violent or oppressive means, as actual power, menace, duress, torture, expert, monopoly, or the requirements of others.
    • In law, to simply take illegally under color of office. See extortion.
    • To practise extortion.
    • Extortionate.
    • to get, as from a holder of desired possessions or knowledge, by power or compulsion; wrest or wring away by any violent or oppressive means, as actual force, menace, duress, torture, expert, monopoly, or the needs of other individuals.
    • in-law, to just take illegally under color of office. See extortion.
    • To practise extortion.
    • Extortionate.

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