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Meaning of ABDUCT

Pronunciation:  ab'dukt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  pull away from the body, of muscles
  2. [v]  of people
 

ABDUCT is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: kidnap, nobble, snatch
 
 Antonyms: adduct
 
 See Also: draw, force, impress, pull, seize, shanghai

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*duct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abducted}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Abducting}.] [L. abductus, p. p. of abducere. See
{Abduce}.]
1. To take away surreptitiously by force; to carry away (a
   human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to
   kidnap.

2. To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary
   position.

 

 

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