Associations to the word «Abduction»


ABDUCTION, noun. Leading away; a carrying away. [Early 17th century.]
ABDUCTION, noun. (physiology) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; the movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. [Mid 17th century.]
ABDUCTION, noun. (logic) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major premise is evident, but the minor is only probable. [Late 17th century.]
ABDUCTION, noun. The wrongful, and usually forcible, carrying off of a human being. [Mid 18th century.]

Dictionary definition

ABDUCTION, noun. The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife.
ABDUCTION, noun. (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.