Abduction (noun)

  1. The act of taking someone away illegally by force, especially in order to hold them as a hostage or to make them do something against their will.
  2. The act of carrying something away or the process of being carried away.
  3. In anatomy, a movement of a limb away from the midline of the body.


From latin abductiƍ, from abducere ("to lead away"), from ab- ("away") + ducere ("to lead").


  1. The police are investigating the abduction of the young girl.
  2. The abduction of the hostages caused widespread panic.
  3. The abduction of the famous actor made headlines all over the world.
  4. In medical procedures, the abduction of the arm is necessary for proper examination.
  5. The abduction of the moon caused the tides to change.
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