1. [Adjective]: existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth'' and `justice''"

2. [Noun]: a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

3. [Noun]: a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

4. dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science"

5. not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"

6. based on specialized theory; "a theoretical analysis"

7. [Verb]: make off with belongings of others

8. [Verb]: consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically

9. [Verb]: give an abstract (of)

10. [Verb]: consider apart from a particular case or instance; "Let''s abstract away from this particular example"

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