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Synonyms for abductæbˈdʌkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch(verb)

    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

    "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

    scam, hornswoggle, snatch up, cabbage, filch, con, kidnap, rook, abduct, swindle, bunco, snarf, purloin, pinch, nobble, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, mulct, hook, lift, diddle, gip, short-change, snatch, swipe, defraud, pilfer, sneak, snap, abstract


  2. abduct(verb)

    pull away from the body

    "this muscle abducts"

    kidnap, snatch, nobble



  1. abduct(verb)

    seize, kidnap

  2. abduct(verb)

    To take away by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap.

    seize, kidnap

  3. abduct(verb)

    To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position; to move similar parts apart.

    seize, kidnap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abduct(v. a.)

    kidnap, carry off, run away with, run off with

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List of paraphrases:

kidnap, kidnapping, hijack, remove

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