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Synonyms for hijack

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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


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

    take arbitrarily or by force

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

    commandeer, highjack, pirate

  3. hijack(verb)

    seize control of

    "they hijacked the judicial process"

    commandeer, highjack, pirate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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Translations for hijack

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  • 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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