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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abduct  \Ab*duct"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abducted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Abducting}.]  [L.  abductus  p.  p.  of  abducere  See 
  {Abduce}.] 
  1.  To  take  away  surreptitiously  by  force;  to  carry  away  (a 
  human  being)  wrongfully  and  usually  by  violence;  to 
  kidnap. 
 
  2.  To  draw  away  as  a  limb  or  other  part  from  its  ordinary 
  position. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abducting 
  adj  :  (physiology)  especially  of  muscles;  drawing  away  from  the 
  midline  of  the  body  or  from  an  adjacent  part  [syn:  {abducent}] 
  [ant:  {adducent}] 




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