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.

 

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