designating or of any movement, political party, etc. opposed to abortion, esp. legalized abortion
Favoring the outlawing of abortion on the ground that it is the taking of a human life; pro-life.
- Describing an anti-abortion political position.
- Used other than as an idiom: see right, life.
- (public policy, law, ethics) The right of a human being to the continuation of his or her life.
- (US, public policy, law, ethics) The moral or legal entitlement of an unborn child to be born, and not have its birth prevented through an abortion or other medical procedure.