Meaning of abort

Definition of abort

(noun) 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"
(verb) terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion

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