Definition Of extricate


free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty.

he was trying to extricate himself from official duties

Example Of extricate

  • A number of persons rushed to the accident spot and extricated the occupants from the car.

  • And of course the three aren't entirely extricable from one another, either.

  • ‘A very aggressive bird, eating eggs and small reptiles,’ says Sami Backleh, gently extricating the creature from the mist net he rigged a few minutes ago.

  • ‘One person was trapped and we extricated them but it has been confirmed as a fatality,’ he said.

  • But my guess is that they were extricated some time ago to some safe-haven.

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