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- To carry off by force
- ex: She was charged with abducting a six-month-old child.
Synonyms: Kidnap, Snatch
- 1- Hate, Detest, Dislike
- 2- To reject solemnly
- ex: She abhors cats.
Synonyms: Despise, Loathe
ex: Slavery was abolished in the 19th century.
Synonyms: Suppress, Nullify, Cancel, Annihilate, Obliterate, Extinguish, Exterminate, Extirpate, Eliminate, Eradicate (to tear out by roots), Stamp out (rule out something harmful)
- 1- Thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances ex: an abstract idea
- 2- Theoretical; not applied or practical ex: abstract science
- 3- Difficult to understand; abstruse: ex: abstract speculations.