Definition of abort


  • the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; "I wasted a year of my life working on an abort", "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area".


  • terminate before completion; "abort the mission", "abort the process running on my computer".
  • cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus".
  • terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion.

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Words nearby abort

abor, about, amort.

Rhymes with abort

assort, athwart, cavort, comport, consort, contort, court, ct, deport, distort, escort, exhort, extort, fort, forte, import, port, porte, purport, quart.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • abort is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 7 points
  • abort is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 7 points
  • abort is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 8 points
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