What is another word for Excerpting?

Pronunciation: [ɛksˈɜːptɪŋ] (IPA)

Excerpting is the process of selecting specific parts of a text or document to create a summary or shorter version. There are several synonyms for excerpting, such as excerpt, extract, abridge, condense, summarize, and shorten. These words are used interchangeably to refer to the act of taking out or isolating a specific chunk of information from a larger source. Excerpting is commonly used in academic research, journalism, and creative writing, where writers need to provide a concise representation of a larger text. Regardless of the field, the synonyms for excerpting help writers to organize their thoughts and convey a clear and concise message to their readers.

What are the hypernyms for Excerpting?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Excerpting

For every one doth not know what is Excerpting.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)"
Isaac Disraeli
With this in mind he read countless authors of different ages and countries, a total of around 50,000 epigrams, from most of which nothing at all was worth Excerpting.
"An Essay on True and Apparent Beauty in which from Settled Principles is Rendered the Grounds for Choosing and Rejecting Epigrams"
Pierre Nicole
Pending these futile negotiations Schiller worked with great zest upon 'Demetrius ',-reading, Excerpting, examining maps and pictures, schematizing, balancing possibilities, and so forth.
"The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller"
Calvin Thomas

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