Definitions:To draw out; to bring to light; to deduce; to strike out.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb) (v.) (verb)
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
Usage examples:It is hardly to be marvelled at that such views should elicit warm protest, summed up in the comment: " Mr. Edison and many like him see in reverse the course of human progress.
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- The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by