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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)

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

    Synonyms:
    seize, kidnap

  2. abduct(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    seize, kidnap

  3. abduct(verb)

    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:

    kidnap, kidnapping, hijack, remove

How to pronounce abduct?

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Veena
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