Meaning of “abort” - Learner’s Dictionary

abort

verb uk us /əˈbɔːt/
STOP

[ T ] to stop a process before it has finished:

The take-off was aborted due to bad weather.
PREGNANCY

[ T ] to end a pregnancy that is not wanted using a medical operation

COMPUTER

[ I, T ] to stop a computer process before it is complete:

abort a program

(Definition of “abort” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)