verb (used with object), ex·tri·cat·ed, ex·tri·cat·ing.
Origin of extricate
Related formsex·tri·ca·tion, nounnon·ex·tri·ca·tion, nounun·ex·tri·cat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for extrication
In fact, after making my humble conge, extrication became my only object, and I effected a retreat with difficulty.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.|Pierce Egan
The extrication of the claws, however, was attended with much and violent exertion.
The men knew as well as he that the heavy February snows would block traffic beyond hope of extrication.The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
He was resolved to make an effort of some kind for the extrication of his sister.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
I, too, think these objects of great importance—ample means for yourself and extrication from your load of debt.The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1|Marcus Tullius Cicero