(noun, verb)


1. the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed

- 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

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination

Sentences with abort as a noun:

- We've had aborts on three of our last seven launches.

- We've had three aborts over the last two days.


1. terminate before completion

- abort the mission

- abort the process running on my computer

Definition categories: change, end, terminate

2. cease development, die, and be aborted

- an aborting fetus

Definition categories: body, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, exit, expire, go, pass, perish

3. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion

Definition categories: body, discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release