Definitions for abductæbˈdʌkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abduct

    ab-dukt′, v.t. to take away by fraud or violence.—ns. Abduc′tion, the carrying away, esp. of a person by fraud or force; Abduc′tor, one guilty of abduction: a muscle that draws away. [L. abducĕre. See Abduce.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abduct in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abduct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams:

    Let me be very clear: I am innocent of any involvement in any conspiracy to abduct, kill or bury Mrs. McConville.

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