Abduct ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Abduct ( verb )

  1. To take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to demand a ransom.
  2. To remove (a body part) surgically.

Origin:

From latin abductus, past participle of abducere "to lead away".

Examples:

  1. The kidnappers abducted the young girl and demanded a large sum of money for her safe return.
  2. The patient was going to need surgery to abduct her shoulder.
  3. The aliens abducted him and performed experiments on him.
  4. He was abducted and held for ransom, but was eventually freed.
  5. The company was accused of abducting its workers and forcing them to work under terrible conditions.

(As a noun)

Abduct ( noun )

  1. To take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to demand a ransom.
  2. To remove (a body part) surgically.

Origin:

From latin abductus, past participle of abducere "to lead away".

Examples:

  1. The kidnappers abducted the young girl and demanded a large sum of money for her safe return.
  2. The patient was going to need surgery to abduct her shoulder.
  3. The aliens abducted him and performed experiments on him.
  4. He was abducted and held for ransom, but was eventually freed.
  5. The company was accused of abducting its workers and forcing them to work under terrible conditions.
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