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  bducted - definition of abducted by The Free Dictionary Correct all you're   your grammar errors instantly. Try it now. abduct (redirected from abducted  ) Also found in: Thesaurus , Medical , Legal , Idioms , Encyclopedia . ab·duct (ăb-dŭkt′) tr.v. ab·duct·ed , ab·duct·ing , ab·ducts1. Tocarryoffbyforce;kidnap. 2.  Physiology  Todrawawayfromthemidlineofthebodyorfromanadjacentpartorlimb.[Latin  abdūcere, abduct-  : ab- , away  ;see ab- 1  + dūcere , to lead  ;see deuk- in Indo-European roots .] ab·duct·ee′   n. ab·duc′tion  n.  American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt PublishingCompany. All rights reserved. abduct  (æbˈdʌkt) vb  ( tr  ) 1. toremove(aperson)byforceorcunning;kidnap 2. (Physiology)(ofcertainmuscles)topull(aleg,arm,etc)awayfromthemedianaxisofthebody.Compare adduct [C19:fromthepastparticipleofLatin  abdūcere toleadaway] abˈductor   n Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 abãduct (æbˈdʌkt) v.t. 1. tocarryofforleadaway(aperson)illegallyandinsecretorbyforce,esp.tokidnap. 2. tomoveordrawawayfromtheaxisofthebodyoralimb(opposedto adduct ).  Thesaurus ≠  Antonyms ↔ RelatedWords ≡ Synonyms Legend: [1825–35;<Latin  abductus, pastparticipleof   abdūcere todrawaway= ab- ab-  + dūcere tolead] abãductãee′,  n. Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. abduct Pastparticiple: abducted Gerund: abducting Imperative abductabduct Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011 Switchto new thesaurus Verb1.abduct -takeawaytoanundisclosedlocationagainsttheirwillandusuallyinordertoextractaransom; Theindustrialist'ssonwaskidnapped ≡ kidnap , nobble , snatch ↔ crime , criminal offence , criminal offense , law-breaking , offense , offence -(criminallaw)anactpunishablebylaw;usuallyconsideredanevilact; alongrecordofcrimes ↔ seize -takeorcapturebyforce; Theterroristsseizedthepoliticians ; Therebelsthreatentoseizecivilianhostages ↔ shanghai , impress -take(someone)againsthiswillforcompulsoryservice,especiallyonboardaship; Themenwereshanghaiedafterbeingdrugged 2.abduct -pullawayfromthebody; thismuscleabducts ↔ draw , pull , force -causetomovebypulling; drawawagon ; pullasled ≠ adduct -drawalimbtowardsthebody; adductthethighmuscle   Translations Spanish / Español▼Select a language: Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc. abduct verb ≡ kidnap , seize , carry off  , run off with , run away with , make off with , snatch  (slang) She was charged with abducting a six-month-old child. Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002 abduct  verb Toseizeanddetain(aperson)unlawfully: ≡ kidnap , snatch , spirit away . The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rightsreserved. raptarrobarsecuestrarabducir  abduct [æbˈdʌkt]  VT   → raptar  , secuestrar  Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005 abduct  (əbˈdakt) verb to take (someone) away against his will usually   by trickery or violence; to kidnap. The president has been abducted. raptar , secuestrar abˈduction  (-ʃən) noun rapto, secuestro Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd .  Disclaimer  All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. Thisinformation should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal,medical, or any other professional. Correct all you're   your grammar errors instantly. Try it now. abduct  → raptar , secuestrar  Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009 Finally, Farlex brings youall the rules of Englishgrammar, all in one place,explained in simple terms. The Farlex Grammar Book  is available now inpaperback and eBookformats. Copyright © 2003-2018 Farlex, Inc
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