abort[ uh-bawrt ]SEE DEFINITION OF abort
Synonyms for abort
- break off
- cut off
- call it quits
- call off
- knock it off
- lay off
Antonyms for abort
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABORT
Abort the middle there was au arm-hole with a shutter or flap over it.
And if I am to endure it much longer, I shall have to abort.
It was on that train I learned my first German word "abort" meaning bathroom.
"I thought we'd abort this mission before we were through," he sneered.
I've tried my best to abort this big bug, but I can't find anything amiss.
This mat is abort four feet square, and when folded has one end sewn up, so that it forms a kind of sack open at one side.
Its effects seem to be to favour abortion; and there is reason to believe that it has caused many valuable animals to abort.
Hence it is, that when this disposition to abort first appears in a herd, it is naturally in a cow that has been lately purchased.
Some appearances make me think that they abort by becoming confluent with the main petiole.
Continuous application of equal parts of alcohol and water night and day may abort it.
1570s, "to miscarry," from Latin abortus, past participle of aboriri "to miscarry" (see abortive); 1610s as "to deliberately terminate" anything, but especially a pregnancy, which seems to be the literal sense. Transitive meaning "to cause a woman to miscarry" is recorded from 1933. Related: Aborted; aborting.