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Synonyms for abduct
æbˈdʌkt

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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, 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

  1. List of paraphrases for "abduct":

    kidnap, kidnapping, hijack, remove

How to pronounce abduct?

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How to say abduct in sign language?

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How to use abduct in a sentence?

  1. Chris Patten:

    People have known exactly why there shouldn't be an extradition agreement with China for years, the argument that it's better to have an extradition treaty than to abduct people illegally from Hong Kong -- are people really supposed to believe that ?

  2. Rick Rahn:

    I can't really speak to you about the motive, i can just tell you it seems that Bahena Rivera followed her and seemed to be drawn to her on that particular day and for whatever reason, Bahena Rivera chose to abduct her.

  3. Lam Paul Gabriel:

    NGOs (non-governmental organizations) are always there working and helping the communities ... why would we abduct or arrest them?

  4. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams:

    Let me be very clear: I am innocent of any involvement in any conspiracy to abduct, kill or bury Mrs. McConville.

  5. Rick Rahn:

    I can't really speak to you about the motive, i can just tell you it seems that Mollie Tibbetts followed her and seemed to be drawn to her on that particular day and for whatever reason Mollie Tibbetts chose to abduct her.


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