tr.v. ab·duct·ed, ab·duct·ing, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.
2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.
[Latin abdūcere, abduct- : ab-, away; see AB-1 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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