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Present participle for to take away from
“Intakes of this type are designed to abstract a large proportion of the water available.”
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Present participle for to make a written summary of (an article or book)
“You'll need to abstract the published articles into a concise synopsis.”
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(abstract something from) Present participle for to consider abstractly or theoretically
“Aristotle held that mathematicians abstract the notions of quantity and dimension from the sensibly given.”
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Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“His personal problems would abstract him persistently throughout the day.”
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(euphemistic) Present participle for to steal or remove without permission
“In his pockets were all that he had been able to abstract from the apartment.”
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