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Abduction meaning

abduction - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
  2. 2. The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
  3. 3. The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
  4. 4. A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.
  5. 5. Act of carrying away.

abduction - examples of usage

  1. Even had the victim of the vile abduction been no more than his cousin, he could not have failed to feel keenly the danger that threatened her.
  2. And I think they're related to the abduction of your wife.
  3. Here I was in captivity- if not in the heart of London, at any rate in one of her Suburbs- sitting down to peruse, in cold blood, a newspaper account of my own abduction.
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