verb (used with object)
Origin of abduct
Examples from the Web for abduct
The day before there had been an attempt to abduct him, she says.
“I thought no one could enter the tank and abduct me,” he said.
That cannot be proved unless you volunteer as a witness, and give away the whole vile story of the plot to abduct Miss Maynard.A Traitor's Wooing|Headon Hill
We are going to abduct those two famous diplomats and hold them for ransom.Black Star's Campaign|Johnston McCulley
A: "Those are men-stealers who abduct, keep, sell, or buy slaves or freemen."The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
Goritz would not have dared to try to abduct the Countess Strahni by way of Jablunka!The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
The father returned an unmitigated refusal, repeating the absurd charge that Kociuszko had intended to abduct his daughter.Kosciuszko|Monica Mary Gardner