\ɐbdˈʌkt], \ɐbdˈʌkt], \ɐ_b_d_ˈʌ_k_t]\
Definitions of ABDUCT
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pull away from the body; "this muscle abducts"
take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
By Princeton University
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
To move away from the axis of the body or of one of its parts; also to draw a part away from the middle line.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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