- Noun. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. (rfex) .
- Noun. (physiology) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
- Noun. (legal) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being.
- Noun. (logic) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.