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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: extort (0.00860 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to extort.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: extort memeras
English → English (WordNet) Definition: extort extort v 1: obtain through intimidation 2: obtain by coercion or intimidation; “They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss”; “They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him” [syn: squeeze, rack, gouge, wring] 3: get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner [syn: wring from]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Extort Extort \Ex*tort"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Extorting.] [L. extortus, p. p. of extorquere to twist or wrench out, to extort; ex out + torquere to turn about, twist. See Torsion.] 1. To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2. [1913 Webster] Extort \Ex*tort"\, v. i. To practice extortion. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Extort \Ex*tort"\, p. p. & a. [L. extortus. p. p.] Extorted. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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