Abstract is defined as something that is not physical or concrete.(adjective)
An example of abstract is the idea of justice.
The definition of an abstract is a summary of a written work.(noun)
An example of an abstract is a written description of the findings of a scientific study.
Abstract means to remove it or take it away.(verb)
An example of abstract is to take salt out of sea water.
See abstract in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L abstractus, pp. of abstrahere, to draw from, separate < ab(s)-, from + trahere, to draw
See abstract in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin abstractus
Origin: , past participle of abstrahere, to draw away
Origin: : abs-, ab-, away; see ab-1
Origin: + trahere, to draw.
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