Abort

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Abort can mean:

Termination[edit]

The early termination of some process or relationship:

  • Abort (computing), to terminate a computer processing or data transfer activity
  • Paper abortion (also known as a financial abortion or a statutory abort), the proposed ability of a biological father, before the birth of the child, to opt out of any rights, privileges, and responsibilities toward the child, including financial support
  • Pregnancy
  • Spaceflight, particularly a mode resulting in the return of the spacecraft to Earth:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Abort, antiquated German for a toilet, from German ab- = "away" and noun Ort = "place"