Verb abduce Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:


abduce (third-person singular simple present abduces, present participle abducing, simple past and past participle abduced)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To draw; to conduct away; to take away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part; to move a limb out away from the center of the body;abduct. [1]
  2. (transitive) To draw a conclusion, especially in metanalysis; to deduce. [1]

More definition: draw or take away; abduct.
"to draw away" by persuasion, 1530s, from Latin abductus, past participle of abducere "to lead away" (see abduction). Related, Abduced; abducing.

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