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From Latin abdūcō (lead away), formed from ab (from, away from) + dūcō (lead). See duke, and compare abduct.

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Infinitive
to Abduce

Third person singular
Abduces

Simple past
abduced

Past participle
abduced

Present participle
abducing

to Abduce (third-person singular simple present Abduces, present participle abducing, simple past and past participle abduced)
  1. (transitive) (obsolete) To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part.
    If we abduce the eye unto either corner, the object will not duplicate. - Sir T. Browne
  2. (transitive) To draw a conclusion, esp. in metanalysis. Used chiefly in linguistics to refer to the hearer's misunderstanding of the boundary or function of a morphological feature that results in its extension to a new environment and/or function.

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abduce

  1. Third-person singular present tense of abdurre.

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Abduce (infinitive abducir)

  1. informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of abducir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of abducir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of abducir.

it:abduce my:abduce zh:abduce

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