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tr.v. ab·duct·ed, ab·duct·ing, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.
2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.

[Latin abdūcere, abduct- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

ab·duct·ee′ n.
ab·duc′tion n.


someone who is abducted
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Hyderabad -- Abductee singers along with their five-member band have been recovered by police from Shikarpur dacoits.
Meanwhile, Ghotki police claimed to have recovered an abductee from katcha area of kachobindi.
"The State has put the mission of searching about each abductee on top of its priorities to liberate him or her whatever the price was, and it has put all its capabilities to achieve this mission," President al-Assad said.
The abductee was kidnapped by unidentified accused on December 16, 2014 when he was returning to his residence after closing his clinic located near the busiest Gujranwala road.
The Japanese abductee is believed to be Kyoko Matsumoto, a woman from Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, who was 29 at the time of her disappearance in 1977.
In both South Korea and Japan, abductee family groups became particularly active just before and after a summit meeting between their national leaders and Kim Jong Il.
Accounts of space-alien encounters typically begin with the abductee waking in the night while lying face up, McNally says.
Either way, the abductee issue is at the heart of all of this.
Both the Indian captive and alien abductee are often stripped.
The delegation which was accompanied by MNA Mr Ghulam Bilour paid rich tributes to KP Police for timely recovery of abductee Saddam who was kidnapped from outside his home in Peshawar.
The kidnappers demanded Rs 20 million as ransom for release of abductee.
DERA MURAD JAMALI -- Three abductee labourers were freed after five days on Monday by unknown kidnappers in Chithar area of Nasirabad district.