Meaning of 汲みとる in Japanese

It seems that 汲みとる(kumitoru) is an inflection of 汲む with the following forms:
  • とる form.
  1. Words

Definition of 汲みとる

  1. (v5r, vt) to scoop out; to pump out
  2. to understand; to surmise

    読書するには趣旨をくみ取ることが必要だ。
    When you read a book you should read between the lines.

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