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Synonyms for abductoræbˈdʌk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatcher(noun)

    someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

    abductor, abductor muscle, kidnaper, kidnapper, snatcher

  2. abductor, abductor muscle(noun)

    a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

    abductor, abductor muscle, kidnaper, kidnapper, snatcher


  1. abductor(noun)

    adductor, abductee

  2. abductor(noun)

    One who abducts, a kidnapper.

    abductee, adductor

  3. abductor(noun)

    A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.

    abductee, adductor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

kidnapper, captor

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. abductor

    Abductor muscle

Translations for abductor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Entführer, Abduktor, EntführerinGerman
  • abduktoroEsperanto
  • raptor, abductor, secuestradorSpanish
  • ihmisryöstäjä, loitontajalihas, kidnappaaja, abduktoriFinnish
  • abducteuse, abducteurFrench
  • 誘拐犯Japanese
  • musculus abductorLatin
  • atitraukiamasis raumuoLithuanian
  • penculikMalay
  • ontvoerder, abductor, kidnapperDutch
  • raptor, abdutor, sequestradorPortuguese
  • răpitor, mușchi abductorRomanian
  • похититель, абдуктор, похитительница, отводящая мышцаRussian

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