Definitions for abductæbˈdʌkt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch(verb)

    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

    "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

  2. abduct(verb)

    pull away from the body

    "this muscle abducts"

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  1. abduct(Verb)

    To take away by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap.

  2. abduct(Verb)

    To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position; to move similar parts apart.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1834.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Abduct(verb)

    to take away surreptitiously by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap

  2. Abduct(verb)

    to draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position

  3. Origin: [L. abductus, p. p. of abducere. See Abduce.]


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