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Perfect passive participle of abdūcō (take away; withdraw; seduce), from ab (from, away from) + dūcō (lead).


abductus m (feminine abducta, neuter abductum); first/second declension

  1. taken or led away, detached, removed, having been taken away or removed
  2. withdrawn, having been withdrawn
  3. robbed, ravished, having been robbed
  4. seduced, charmed, perverted, having been seduced
  5. reduced, degraded, having been reduced


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative abductus abducta abductum abductī abductae abducta
genitive abductī abductae abductī abductōrum abductārum abductōrum
dative abductō abductō abductīs
accusative abductum abductam abductum abductōs abductās abducta
ablative abductō abductā abductō abductīs
vocative abducte abducta abductum abductī abductae abducta



  • abductus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abductus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette