abort


abort

vi \ə-ˈb(ə)rt\

Definition of ABORT

: to bring forth premature or stillborn offspring <the patient aborted spontaneously>—compare miscarry
transitive verb
1
a : to induce the abortion of or give birth to prematurely b : to terminate the pregnancy of before term
2
: to stop in the early stages <abort a disease>
abort·er noun

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