Meaning of abduct

ab•duct

Pronunciation: (ab-dukt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to carry off or lead away (a person) illegally and in secret or by force, esp. to kidnap.
  2. to move or draw away from the axis of the body or limb (opposed to adduct).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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