abort definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to offer beginning prematurely or prior to term; miscarry.
    • To cease growth before complete development or maturation.
    • To terminate an operation or procedure, much like a project, missile, plane, or space vehicle, before conclusion.
    • To miscarry; to bring forth youthful prematurely.
    • In order to become checked in typical development, whilst either to keep standard or shrink away wholly; in order to become sterile.
    • to prevent, cease, or fail just before typical conclusion.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause to terminate (a pregnancy) prematurely, especially ahead of the fetus is viable.
    • resulting in the expulsion of (an embryo or fetus) prior to it being viable.
    • to provide premature delivery to (an embryo or fetus).
    • To interfere with the introduction of; conclude prematurely: abort plans for a corporate takeover.
    • To end before conclusion: abort a visit due to disease; abort a takeoff.
    • to end the progress of (a disease, for instance).
    • resulting in (an action or procedure) to stop at an early on phase, or before typical completion.
  • noun:
    • The work of terminating a procedure or process, much like a project, missile, airplane, or space vehicle, before conclusion.
    • Computer Science A procedure to terminate execution of an application whenever an unrecoverable mistake or breakdown occurs.
    • the big event used to abort an ongoing process.
    • An event relating to the abort of an ongoing process.
    • An untimely beginning.
    • An aborted offspring.
    • An abortion.
    • the work of terminating a project or process before it is finished
  • verb:
    • To cause a premature termination of a foetus; to carry forth offspring prematurely; to finish a pregnancy before term.
    • To terminate an activity prior to completion.
    • stop development, perish, and become aborted
    • terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
    • terminate before completion
  • others:
    • To miscarry in pregnancy.
    • To become aborted or abortive; appear or stay static in a rudimentary or undeveloped condition: as, body organs liable to abort.
    • To render abortive; check or arrest the introduction of: as, to abort a fever.

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