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From ex- (out of) +‎ trahō (I drag).



extrahō (present infinitive extrahere, perfect active extrāxī, supine extractum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) I drag, pull or draw forth or out; extract, remove.
    extrahere — “To drag out”
  2. (transitive) I extricate, release; draw out, extract, eradicate,rescue
  3. (transitive, of time) I draw out, protract, prolong, put off.


   Conjugation of extrahō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present extrahō extrahis extrahit extrahimus extrahitis extrahunt
imperfect extrahēbam extrahēbās extrahēbat extrahēbāmus extrahēbātis extrahēbant
future extraham extrahēs extrahet extrahēmus extrahētis extrahent
perfect extrāxī extrāxistī extrāxit extrāximus extrāxistis extrāxērunt, extrāxēre
pluperfect extrāxeram extrāxerās extrāxerat extrāxerāmus extrāxerātis extrāxerant
future perfect extrāxerō extrāxeris extrāxerit extrāxerimus extrāxeritis extrāxerint
passive present extrahor extraheris, extrahere extrahitur extrahimur extrahiminī extrahuntur
imperfect extrahēbar extrahēbāris, extrahēbāre extrahēbātur extrahēbāmur extrahēbāminī extrahēbantur
future extrahar extrahēris, extrahēre extrahētur extrahēmur extrahēminī extrahentur
perfect extractus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect extractus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect extractus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present extraham extrahās extrahat extrahāmus extrahātis extrahant
imperfect extraherem extraherēs extraheret extraherēmus extraherētis extraherent
perfect extrāxerim extrāxerīs extrāxerit extrāxerīmus extrāxerītis extrāxerint
pluperfect extrāxissem extrāxissēs extrāxisset extrāxissēmus extrāxissētis extrāxissent
passive present extrahar extrahāris, extrahāre extrahātur extrahāmur extrahāminī extrahantur
imperfect extraherer extraherēris, extraherēre extraherētur extraherēmur extraherēminī extraherentur
perfect extractus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect extractus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present extrahe extrahite
future extrahitō extrahitō extrahitōte extrahuntō
passive present extrahere extrahiminī
future extrahitor extrahitor extrahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives extrahere extrāxisse extractūrum esse extrahī extractum esse extractum īrī
participles extrahēns extractūrus extractus extrahendus, extrahundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
extrahendī extrahendō extrahendum extrahendō extractum extractū

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  • extraho in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • extraho in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • extraho in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to totally eradicate false principles: errorem stirpitus extrahere
    • (ambiguous) to banish devout sentiment from the minds of others: religionem ex animis extrahere (N. D. 1. 43. 121)
    • (ambiguous) to pass the whole day in discussion: dicendi mora diem extrahere, eximere, tollere
    • (ambiguous) to protract, prolong a war: bellum ducere, trahere, extrahere