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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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    adduct

  2. abduct(verb)

    pull away from the body

    "this muscle abducts"

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, snatch, nobble

    Antonyms:
    adduct

Wiktionary

  1. abduct(verb)

    Synonyms:
    seize, kidnap

  2. abduct(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    seize, kidnap

  3. abduct(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    seize, kidnap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abduct(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    kidnap, carry off, run away with, run off with

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

kidnap, kidnapping, hijack, remove

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1475abstract
#1651remove
#2529con
#4499lift
#5613hook
#7321snap
#11065scam
#16203sneak
#16326snatch
#16414cabbage
#17127pinch
#18031seize
#23488kidnapping
#28563hijack
#35780rook
#37632kidnap
#38462swipe
#42454gip
#49972defraud
#58296swindle
#72473diddle
#87124abduct
#96993snarf
#113787gyp
#138234bunco
#164852victimize
#176519filch
#199693pilfer

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