1620s, "a leading away," from Latin abductionem (nominative abductio), noun of action from past participle stem of abducere "to lead away, take away" (often by force), from ab- "away" (see ab-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). The illegal activity so called from 1768; before that the word also was a term in surgery and logic. In the Mercian hymns, Latin abductione is glossed by Old English wiðlaednisse.
1. Armed robbery and abduction have been on the increase countrywide.
2. Detectives are questioning a woman about the child's abduction.
3. Abduction stabilizer bar between legs is never used as a handle to turn the child.
4. SKINNER: Where? Where's the UFO activity after Mulder's abduction?
斯金纳: 那里? 飞碟在绑架了莫特后去了哪里?
5. Boss Skua: I got two words for you . " Alien abduction ".