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Synonyms for hijack

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  1. hijack, highjackverb

    seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination


  2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirateverb

    take arbitrarily or by force

    "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

    commandeer, highjack, pirate

  3. hijackverb

    seize control of

    "they hijacked the judicial process"

    commandeer, highjack, pirate

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. co-opt

    to appropriate for one's own purpose

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

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  1. Matthew McConaughey:

    'Something' has been done in the effort to stop some of the deranged individuals that, with every horrific act, abuse and hijack the Second Amendment, 'Something' has moved that we hope can help deliver on our shared effort to make the loss of so many lives matter.

  2. Mark Warner:

    It's important for us at least, and I think for all of us here to remember to not lose sight about what this investigation is about: an outside, foreign adversary effectively sought to hijack our most critical democratic process, the election of a president, we're here to assure you and more importantly, the American people who are watching and listening, that we will get to the bottom of this.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    It bothers me that someone comes to hijack that cause, donald Trump's not a conservative, and he's not a steady hand for sure, and he's not a servant. It's all about him and I'm the only guy going after him. I don't feel like, that he's intimidating. He's a bully. Punch him back in the nose.

  4. Belinda Kennedy:

    When you’ve got people like the Ku Klux Klan and these neo-Nazi groups, the white supremacists, when they hijack the flag, that should be a crime because that’s not what the flag is about. but that’s what makes people so vehemently, adamantly opposed to the flag.

  5. Abdulkadir Mohamed:

    We considered that pirates could hijack it, and use it to attack cargo ships, we made it slow.

Translations for hijack

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  • اختطاف, خطفArabic
  • überfallen, entführen, hijacken, Überfall, EntführungGerman
  • απάγω, αεροπειρατεία, καταλαμβάνω, πειρατεία, -πειρατείαGreek
  • piratearSpanish
  • kaappaus, kaapataFinnish
  • détourner, détournementFrench
  • eltérítHungarian
  • membajakIndonesian
  • dirottareItalian
  • לַחטוֹףHebrew
  • ハイジャック, 乗っ取る, 乗っ取りJapanese
  • kapen, hijackenDutch
  • kapringNorwegian
  • uprowadzaćPolish
  • sequestrarPortuguese
  • нападать, угонять, угнать, напасть, захватить, захватывать, нападение, угон, налет, захватRussian
  • kapning, kapaSwedish
  • kaçırmakTurkish
  • 劫持Chinese

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