See also Abort

English[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin abortus, perfect active participle of aborior (miscarry), formed from ab + orior (come into being).

Noun[edit | edit source]



Abort ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) A miscarriage; an untimely birth; an abortion.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy,
      In Japonia 'tis a common thing to stifle their children if they be poor, or to make an abort, which Aristotle commends.
  2. (now rare) The product of a miscarriage; an aborted offspring; an abortion.
  3. (computing) The function used to abort a process.
  4. (computing) An event involving the abort of a process.
    We've had three aborts over the last two days.
  5. Template:Military An early termination of a mission.
    We've had aborts on three of our last seven launches.

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to Abort

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to Abort (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (intransitive) To miscarry; to bring forth something prematurely.
  2. (transitive) To cause a premature termination whether of a foetus or more generally of anything that has been begun.
  3. (intransitive, biology) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
  4. (transitive, computing) To terminate a process prior to completion.
  5. Template:Military To terminate a mission for any reason other than enemy action. It may occur at any point after the beginning of the mission and prior to its completion.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin abortus.

Noun[edit | edit source]


  1. abort, abortion

Declension[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Danish[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Abort c. (singular definite Aborten, plural indefinite Aborter)

  1. abortion
  2. miscarriage

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Norwegian[edit | edit source]

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Abort m.

  1. abortion (miscarriage)

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Inflection for Abort Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
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abort c.

  1. abort, abortion (about the process of aborting a pregnancy)

Related terms[edit | edit source]

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