Definition of Extorted. Meaning of Extorted. Synonyms of Extorted

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Definition of Extorted

Extorted
Extort Ex*tort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Extorting.] [L. extortus, p. p. of extorquere to twist or wrench out, to extort; ex out + torquere to turn about, twist. See Torsion.] 1. To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt. 2. (Law) To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.
Extort
Extort Ex*tort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Extorting.] [L. extortus, p. p. of extorquere to twist or wrench out, to extort; ex out + torquere to turn about, twist. See Torsion.] 1. To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt. 2. (Law) To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.
Extort
Extort Ex*tort", v. i. To practice extortion. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Extort
Extort Ex*tort", p. p. & a. [L. extortus. p. p.] Extorted. [Obs.] --Spenser.

Meaning of Extorted from wikipedia

- intended recipient) to commit the crime of extortion. In England and Wales extorting property and money by coercion is the offence of blackmail which covers...
- District Court with transmitting interstate communications with the intent to extort and threat to injure, allegedly made 22 calls to CNN on January 9–10, several...
- and credulous fellow-countrymen, from whose ill-requited industry they extort for themselves the means of a plentiful and comfortable existence. They...
- with others. An example of this type of ****tortion is where people are extorted with a nude image of themselves they shared on the Internet through ****ting...
- Alton Brooks Parker. Democratic newspapers charged that Republicans were extorting large campaign contributions from corporations, putting ultimate responsibility...
- while working on The Price Is Right. Parkinson, who alleged that she was extorted by threats of firing, later dropped her lawsuit, claiming the stress from...
- Ransom is the practice of holding a prisoner or item to extort money or property to secure their release, or the sum of money involved in such a practice...
- the sixth vessel in a w**** to be attacked by pirates, who had previously extorted ransoms of tens of millions of dollars. At the time of the hijacking, Maersk...
- killed the mother and the grandparents of a 15-year-old he tried to ****ually extort online, before committing suicide. November 25 Atlanta (10) Georgia 1 3...
- electronic money existed Young and Yung proposed that electronic money could be extorted through encryption as well, stating that "the virus writer can effectively...