"abort" Definition

  1. v. i. To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely.
  2. v. i. To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
  3. n. An untimely birth.
  4. n. An aborted offspring.

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Position in dictionary: 471 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., n., n.,
Words that start with "abort": 11
Words that end with "abort": 1
Words that contain "abort": 11
Next words in dictionary: aborted, aborticide, abortifacient, abortion, abortional
Previous words in dictionary: aborsive, aborsement, aborigines, aboriginally, aboriginality

English Dictionary Definition of abort

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