What does the word abduct mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To carry away wrongfully; kidnap; draw aside.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Abduction.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Abductor.

Usage examples for abduct

  1. Yet she asks us to believe that he did not abduct her. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  2. He had not meant to abduct the first lady of the land, but what could he do with her? – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  3. The brother- in- law had been around to the square to a rendezvous of soldiers, and told them that an attempt would be made to abduct his sister by force, and if they heard a shriek from the women, to hasten to his house. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup