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Synonyms for hijack
ˈhaɪˌdʒæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hijack, highjack(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    highjack

  2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate(verb)

    take arbitrarily or by force

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

    Synonyms:
    commandeer, highjack, pirate

  3. hijack(verb)

    seize control of

    "they hijacked the judicial process"

    Synonyms:
    commandeer, highjack, pirate

Editors Contribution

  1. co-opt

    to appropriate for one's own purpose

    you don't have the right to co-opt the author's meaning for the sake of your article.

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  
  2. co-opt

    to appropriate for one's own purpose

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    divert, kidnapping, kidnap, kidnapped, diversion, abduction, hijacking, distract, deflect, abduct, usurp

How to pronounce hijack?

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How to say hijack in sign language?

  1. hijack

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#73258usurp
#87124abduct
#157478commandeer

Translations for hijack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خطف, اختطافArabic
  • entführen, Entführung, Überfall, hijacken, überfallenGerman
  • απάγω, αεροπειρατεία, πειρατεία, -πειρατεία, καταλαμβάνωGreek
  • piratearSpanish
  • kaapata, kaappausFinnish
  • détournement, détournerFrench
  • eltérítHungarian
  • dirottareItalian
  • לַחטוֹףHebrew
  • ハイジャック, 乗っ取り, 乗っ取るJapanese
  • hijacken, kapenDutch
  • kapringNorwegian
  • uprowadzaćPolish
  • sequestrarPortuguese
  • напасть, захватывать, нападение, захват, угон, угонять, захватить, угнать, нападать, налетRussian
  • kapa, kapningSwedish
  • kaçırmakTurkish
  • 劫持Chinese

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