Synonyms of extort in English:


See US English definition of extort

See UK English definition of extort


1‘he was convicted of extorting money from local residents’

force, obtain by force, obtain by threat, obtain by threats, blackmail someone for, extract, exact, coerce, wring, wrest, screw, squeeze, milk, worm something out of someone
North American, Australian informal put the bite on someone for
archaic rack