Translation of "abort" - English-German dictionary

abort

verb /əˈboːt/

to lose or bring about the loss of (an unborn child) from the womb.

abtreiben

(of a plan etc) to (cause to) come to nothing.

fehlschlagen

to stop or abandon (a space mission, eg the firing of a rocket) before it is completed.

abbrechen
abortion /-ʃən/ noun

Abtreibung
abortive /-tiv/ adjective

unsuccessful

fehlgeschlagen
They made an abortive attempt to climb the mountain.

(Translation of “abort” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)