Definitions of extrication

  1. The act or process of extricating or disentangling; a freeing from perplexities; disentanglement. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of sending out or evolving. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Disentanglement; act of sending out or evolving. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for extrication

  1. He was resolved to make an effort of some kind for the extrication of his sister. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. But Alan was not sober; he had lost a thousand pounds upon a horse- race, had received the news at dinner- time, and was now, in default of any possible means of extrication drowning the memory of his predicament. – Tales-and-Fantasies by Stevenson, Robert Louis