Definition of abduct


  • take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped". Synonyms: kidnap, nobble, snatch.
  • pull away from the body; "this muscle abducts". Antonyms: adduct.

Related words

impress, shanghai.

Words nearby abduct

abduce, adduct.

Rhymes with abduct

conduct, construct, deconstruct, deduct, destruct, duct, induct, instruct, obstruct, plucked, reconstruct, tucked.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • abduct is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 11 points
  • abduct is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 11 points
  • abduct is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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