abortion-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: intentional termination of a human pregnancy

Commentary: ABORTION[+event][+termination][+pregnancy][+intentional]

It is illegal to have an abortion in that country.
Their candidate is a strong advocate for abortion rights for women.
They argued over the ban on partial abortions.
The article identified some possible risks associated with abortion pills.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: unintentional termination of a pregnancy

Commentary: ABORTION[+event][+termination][+pregnancy][-intentional]

The doctor is trying to determine why the woman had a spontaneous abortion.
A new infection is causing contagious abortions among dairy cattle.
The herbicide causes an abortion of the seeds in those plants.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1c

Sense Number 3: a failed plan or endeavor

Commentary: ABORTION[+state][+failure][+plan]

There was an abortion of the air strike because of a big sandstorm.
The reviews of his new comedy as a total abortion of wit have devastated the playwright.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 4: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)