Definition of abduct verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    abduct

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əbˈdʌkt//
     
    , NAmE//æb‑//
     
    abduct somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they abduct
     
    he / she / it abducts
     
    past simple abducted
     
    -ing form abducting
     
     
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  1. 1to take someone away illegally, especially using force synonym kidnap
  2. 2 He had attempted to abduct the two children.
NAmE//əbˈdʌkʃn//
 
, NAmE//æb‑//
 
noun [uncountable, countable] child abduction
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