Definition of extrication in US English:



  • See extricate

    • ‘This institute shall act as a repository for all modern extrication and medical relief techniques to ensure quicker rescue and provide prompt medical relief, comparable to international standards.’
    • ‘He has now painted himself into a corner from which extrication will be most difficult.’
    • ‘With all their knowledge and wisdom, they can see no possible way of painless extrication from the debt predicament.’
    • ‘It was a very awkward extrication and it was a miracle the driver was not crushed.’
    • ‘The extrication of truth from error is a vital part of the journey toward greater discernment.’