Adjective "Aborted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Aborted


    Definition:

    1. to bring forth a fetus from the uterus before the fetus is viable; miscarry.

    2. to develop incompletely; remain in a rudimentary or undeveloped state.

    3. to fail, cease, or stop at an early or premature stage.

    4. Military. to fail to accomplish a purpose or mission for any reason other than enemy action.

    5. Rocketry. (of a missile) to stop before the scheduled flight is completed. verb (used with object)

    6. to cause to bring forth (a fetus) from the uterus

    Origin:
    abort

    Examples:

    "attempts can be aborted."

    "foetuses can be aborted."

    "coups can be aborted."

    "missions can be aborted."

    "bids can be aborted."

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