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Definitions and Synonyms of abort | Another word for abort | What is abort?

Definition 1: the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed - [noun denoting act]

Samples where abort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I wasted a year of my life working on an abort
  • he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area

(abort is a kind of ...) the act of ending something

"the termination of the agreement"

Definition 2: terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion - [verb of body]

(abort is a kind of ...) eliminate (a substance)

"combustion products are exhausted in the engine" "the plant releases a gas"

(... is a kind of abort ) suffer a miscarriage

(abort implies ...) become pregnant; undergo conception

"She cannot conceive" "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"

Definition 3: cease development, die, and be aborted - [verb of body]

Samples where abort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an aborting fetus

(abort is a kind of ...) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

"She died from cancer" "The children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully" "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

Definition 4: terminate before completion - [verb of change]

Samples where abort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • abort the mission
  • abort the process running on my computer

(abort is a kind of ...) bring to an end or halt

"She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime" "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"

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