from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw or lead away by persuasion or argument.
- To lead away or carry off by improper means; abduct.
- To draw away or aside, as by the action of an abductor muscle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. advance evidence for
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"Adam can then abduce hypotheses, and infer what would be efficient experiments to discriminate between different hypotheses, and whether there's evidence for them," King expands.
“ego ius iurandum verbis conceptis dedi, daturum id me hodie mulieri ante vesperum, prius quam a me abiret. nunc, pater, ne perierem 1030 cura atque abduce me hinc ab hac quantum potest, quam propter tantum damni feci et flagiti. cave tibi ducenti nummi dividiae fuant; sescenta tanta reddam, si vivo, tibi. vale atque haec cura.” quid nunc censes, Chrysale?