Meaning of ABDUCTION in English


noun the act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.

2. abduction ·noun the movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.

3. abduction ·noun a syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

4. abduction ·noun the wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.

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