1 The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. Roget.
The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.