Definitions of abortion

  1. termination of pregnancy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The immature product of an untimely birth. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Premature delivery: anything that does not reach maturity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Premature birth; failure. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. An untimely birth; failure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Bringing forth young prematurely; miscarriage; a foetus brought forth imperfectly formed; anything that does not come to maturity, or that comes to nothing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Premature birth; arrest of development of an organ. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for abortion

  1. The question of abortion grips our nation. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  2. The evidence set before that Committee suggested that there has been an increase in criminal abortion in the last decade. – Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand by David G. McMillan Janet Fraser Sylvia G. Chapman Thomas F. Corkhill Tom L. Paget