Meaning of Extort



English: Extort
Bangla: মোচড়াইয়া বাহির করা, বলপ্রয়োগ আদায় করা
Hindi: धमकी देकर मांगना
Type: Verb / ক্রিয়া / क्रिया
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

Law. to wrest or wring (money, information, etc.) from a person by violence, intimidation, or abuse of authority; obtain by force, torture, threat, or the like. to take illegally by reason of one's office.

Definition: 2

to compel (something) of a person or thing: Her wit and intelligence extorted their admiration.

Definition: 3

to secure (money, favours, etc) by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of influence or authority

Definition: 4

to obtain by importunate demands: the children extorted a promise of a trip to the zoo

Definition: 5

to overcharge for (something, esp interest on a loan)