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Synonyms for abduction
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abduction(noun)

    the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

  2. abduction(noun)

    (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Wiktionary

  1. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapping

  2. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    retroduction

  3. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    retroduction

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abduction

    Synonyms:
    abstraction, subtraction, deprivation, ablution, rape, seizure, appropriation

    Antonyms:
    addition, adduction, replacement, restitution, restoration, surrender, reinstatement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    withdrawing, withdrawal, withdrawment, drawing away

  2. abduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapping

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abduction(n)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapping, child-stealing, man-stealing, defiliation

    Associated words:
    abduct, abductor

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How to use abduction in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Todres:

    Hollywood loves a very dramatic abduction and similar stories, but that is not what typically happens in trafficking cases, it is usually someone they know or someone that an acquaintance knows. So it may be that a peer introduces them to someone who ends up recruiting for a trafficking ring.

  2. Abdul Rahman Hammoud:

    The kidnapping of the Qatari hunters dealt a painful blow to the reputation of all the southern areas of Iraq, we are a tribal community and Gulf hunters are our guests. After the abduction, not a single hunter from the Gulf is coming to Iraq anymore, fearing from being kidnapped. It will take a long time to repair the damage and convince Gulf hunters to resume their Iraq trips.

  3. Bianca Makwande:

    The state says they faked their abduction, and that can not be ignored, in that regard, bail is denied.

  4. Sheriff William Snyder:

    There is absolutely no evidence that a crime occurred, this is a strong circumstantial case for an abduction except that some of the elements that we would see in an abduction are missing.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    The settlement of the outstanding issues of concern surrounding North Korea, including the nuclear, missile and abduction issues, will be extremely important for Japan and also extremely important for peace and stability in the world.


Translations for abduction

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  • отвличане, похищение, абду́кцияBulgarian
  • únos, abdukceCzech
  • Entführung, AbduktionGerman
  • απαγωγήGreek
  • forraboEsperanto
  • rapto, secuestro, abducciónSpanish
  • abduktio, sieppaus, poisvienti, ihmisryöstö, poistaminen, [[abduktiivinen]] [[päättely]], kidnappaus, loitonnusFinnish
  • abduction, rapt, enlèvementFrench
  • अपहरणHindi
  • abduzione, rapimento, sequestroItalian
  • 誘拐Japanese
  • მოტაცება, აბდუქციაGeorgian
  • 誘拐, 유괴Korean
  • abductiō, raptiōLatin
  • penculikanMalay
  • schaking, abductie, ontvoering, ontvoeren, kidnappingDutch
  • bortføring, abduksjon, kidnappingNorwegian
  • abducção, rapto, abdução, seqüestroPortuguese
  • похище́ние, абду́кцияRussian
  • ugrabitevSlovene

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