Definition of “abductor” - English Dictionary

“abductor” in British English

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abductornoun [ C ]

uk /æbˈdʌk.tər/ us /æbˈdʌk.tɚ/

abductor noun [ C ] (PERSON)

a person who makes someone go somewhere with them, especially using threats or violence:

She was tortured by her abductors.
It is thought that the woman might have known her abductor.

abductor noun [ C ] (MUSCLE)

specialized medical a muscle that moves a part of the body away from the middle of the body or from another body part

(Definition of “abductor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)