Abort can mean:


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
  • Abortion, the termination of pregnancy
  • Late-term abortion
  • Abortion debate, ongoing debate surrounding abortion
  • Spaceflight, particularly a mode resulting in the return of the spacecraft to Earth:
  • Apollo abort modes
  • Space Shuttle abort modes

    Arts, entertainment, and media

  • Abort (album), a 1991 album by the band Tribe
  • Abort (film), a 1970 Norwegian film

    Other uses

  • Abort, antiquated German for a toilet