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Abort

Abort Meaning & Definition
Abort Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abort?

[v] terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
[v] terminate before completion, as of a computer process, a mission, etc.

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abort:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abort: abandon | belay | cancel | cease | close | conclude | cut it out | desist | determine | discontinue | drop it | end | finish | finish up | give over | go amiss | go astray | go wrong | halt | have done with | hold | knock it off | lay off | leave off | miscarry | perorate | quit | refrain | relinquish | renounce | resolve | scrap | scratch | scrub | stay | stop | terminate | wind up

See Also | conceive | discharge | eject | end | expel | miscarry | release | terminate

Abort In Webster's Dictionary

\A*bort"\ ([.a]*b[^o]rt"), v. i. [L. abortare, fr. abortus, p. p. of aboriri; ab + oriri to rise, to be born. See {Orient}.] 1. To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely. 2. (Biol.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
\A*bort"\, n. [L. abortus, fr. aboriri.] 1. An untimely birth. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton. 2. An aborted offspring. [Obs.] --Holland.

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