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From ab- (from, away from) +‎ dūcō (I lead).



abdūcō (present infinitive abdūcere, perfect active abdūxī, supine abductum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. I take away, lead away or aside, carry off; detach, remove
  2. I withdraw
  3. I cause to withdraw, be separated, fall off or drop out; divert
  4. I carry off or away forcibly, rob, ravish
  5. I seduce, charm, attract or entice away, pervert
  6. I bring down, reduce, degrade, lower


   Conjugation of abdūcō (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abdūcō abdūcis abdūcit abdūcimus abdūcitis abdūcunt
imperfect abdūcēbam abdūcēbās abdūcēbat abdūcēbāmus abdūcēbātis abdūcēbant
future abdūcam abdūcēs abdūcet abdūcēmus abdūcētis abdūcent
perfect abdūxī abdūxistī abdūxit abdūximus abdūxistis abdūxērunt, abdūxēre
pluperfect abdūxeram abdūxerās abdūxerat abdūxerāmus abdūxerātis abdūxerant
future perfect abdūxerō abdūxeris abdūxerit abdūxerimus abdūxeritis abdūxerint
passive present abdūcor abdūceris, abdūcere abdūcitur abdūcimur abdūciminī abdūcuntur
imperfect abdūcēbar abdūcēbāris, abdūcēbāre abdūcēbātur abdūcēbāmur abdūcēbāminī abdūcēbantur
future abdūcar abdūcēris, abdūcēre abdūcētur abdūcēmur abdūcēminī abdūcentur
perfect abductus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect abductus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect abductus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abdūcam abdūcās abdūcat abdūcāmus abdūcātis abdūcant
imperfect abdūcerem abdūcerēs abdūceret abdūcerēmus abdūcerētis abdūcerent
perfect abdūxerim abdūxerīs abdūxerit abdūxerīmus abdūxerītis abdūxerint
pluperfect abdūxissem abdūxissēs abdūxisset abdūxissēmus abdūxissētis abdūxissent
passive present abdūcar abdūcāris, abdūcāre abdūcātur abdūcāmur abdūcāminī abdūcantur
imperfect abdūcerer abdūcerēris, abdūcerēre abdūcerētur abdūcerēmur abdūcerēminī abdūcerentur
perfect abductus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect abductus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abdūc, abdūce abdūcite
future abdūcitō abdūcitō abdūcitōte abdūcuntō
passive present abdūcere abdūciminī
future abdūcitor abdūcitor abdūcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives abdūcere abdūxisse abductūrum esse abdūcī abductum esse abductum īrī
participles abdūcēns abductūrus abductus abdūcendus, abdūcundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
abdūcendī abdūcendō abdūcendum abdūcendō abductum abductū



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  • Catalan: abduir
  • English: abduce, abduct
  • Italian: abdurre


  • abduco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abduco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • abduco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to draw away some one's attention from a thing: alicuius animum ab aliqua re abducere
    • to be led away from the truth: a vero abduci
    • to undermine a person's loyalty: de fide deducere or a fide abducere aliquem
    • to let oneself be perverted from one's duty: ab officio abduci, avocari
    • to carry off into slavery: aliquem in servitutem abducere, abstrahere