What does abortion mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abortion(noun)

    termination of pregnancy

  2. miscarriage, abortion(noun)

    failure of a plan

GCIDE

  1. Abortion(n.)

    the removal of a fetus from the womb prior to normal delivery in a manner such as to cause the death of the fetus; also called voluntary abortion, or when performed by a physician, therapeutic abortion.

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

  2. Abortion(n.)

    something considered to be a repulsive or monstrous variant of a normal object; a monstrosity.

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

  3. Abortion(n.)

    The immature product of an untimely birth; a fetus which has been delivered prematurely due to spontaneous or voluntary abortion, and is dead.

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

Wiktionary

  1. abortion(Noun)

    The cessation of pregnancy or fetal development:

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  2. abortion(Noun)

    The immature product of an untimely birth.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  3. abortion(Noun)

    Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  4. abortion(Noun)

    Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which is interrupted in its progress before it is matured or perfect.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  5. abortion(Noun)

    The act of aborting a project, a mission, etc, before it is completed.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  6. abortion(Noun)

    Something ugly, an artistic atrocity;.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

  7. abortion(Noun)

    A monstrosity; a misshapen person.

    Etymology: First attested in 1547, from abortio, from aborior. See abort for more.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abortion(noun)

    the act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

  2. Abortion(noun)

    the immature product of an untimely birth

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

  3. Abortion(noun)

    arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

  4. Abortion(noun)

    any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion

    Etymology: [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.]

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'abortion' in Nouns Frequency: #2289

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    The numerical value of abortion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abortion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of abortion in a Sentence

  1. Beth Lynk:

    The argument for the lawyers of Priests for Life was that they objected to all birth control, in Kavanaugh's testimony Brett Kavanaugh description of their objection characterized all types of birth control as' abortion inducing drugs.'.

  2. Victor Torres:

    A huge majority of the party has doubts about at least one of the three causes for abortion, right now we only have six deputies who currently support the full bill.

  3. Chris Beck:

    Taking them into a pro-life, abortion discussion (was) very poor taste and judgment, i would not want my four-year-old going to that forum. He can't fully comprehend that stuff. He likes dinosaurs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Transformers.

  4. Amina Awedat:

    Ultimately, unsafe abortions prove costly because when women start hemorrhaging and have to go to hospital, the cost of getting the abortion and recovering from unsafe abortions is higher.

  5. Shreejana Bajracharya:

    The majority of Dalit communities in Marie Stopes Nepal are converting to Christianity, anti-abortion activists are active in those part of communities in Marie Stopes Nepal.

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  • إجهاض, خسارة, إخفاق, خداجArabic
  • avort, avortamentCatalan, Valencian
  • interrupce, potratCzech
  • erthyluWelsh
  • Abtreibung, FehlgeburtGerman
  • εξάμβλωμα, έκτρωση, έκτρωμα, αποβολήGreek
  • abortado, abortigoEsperanto
  • engendro, aborto, aborto involuntario, aborto inducidoSpanish
  • سقط, افگانهPersian
  • keskonen, surkastuma, abortti, surkastuminen, keskeyttäminen, raskaudenkeskeytys, tekele, keskenmeno, keskeytysFinnish
  • avorton, fausse couche, IVG, avortement, interruption volontaire de grossesseFrench
  • casg leatro, casg leatromScottish Gaelic
  • הפלה, הפלה מלאכותיתHebrew
  • गर्भपातHindi
  • աբորտArmenian
  • abortusIndonesian
  • aborto, abortivoItalian
  • 失敗, 妊娠中絶, 堕胎, 中絶, 流産, 人工流産Japanese
  • 낙태, 인공유산, 유산Korean
  • abortasLithuanian
  • whakataheMāori
  • miskraam, zwangerschapsonderbreking, abortie, abortus, vruchtafdrijving, misbaksel, afdrijvingDutch
  • abortNorwegian
  • poronienie, aborcjaPolish
  • abandono, aborto, abortamento, aborto induzido, aborto espontâneoPortuguese
  • embrion, avort, germen, abandonRomanian
  • або́рт, вы́кидышRussian
  • potratSlovak
  • abortSwedish
  • గర్భస్రావముTelugu
  • kürtajTurkish
  • sự phá thaiVietnamese

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