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Synonyms for kidnap
ˈkɪd næpkid·nap

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatchverb

    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, rook, abduct, swindle, bunco, snarf, purloin, pinch, nobble, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, mulct, hook, lift, diddle, gip, short-change, snatch, swipe, defraud, pilfer, sneak, snap, abstract

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. kidnapverb

    Synonyms:
    abduct (any human being), carry off, steal away, run off with

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kidnapverb

    Synonyms:
    abduct

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How to use kidnap in a sentence?

  1. Hasan Reza Yousufi:

    The Taliban did not kidnap our Hazara brothers in the past, and we know they also fight this new group, Daish.

  2. Courtesy Annahita Parsan:

    I was too scared to go home and the police came to the hospital to talk to me. Many people were helping me find a safe place to live, and I knew it was Jesus, and soon, the police called to tell me that they had uncovered a plot in which my abusive husband had planned to kidnap the children back to Iran. After that, we moved to Sweden, and the policeman told me that I have an angel on my shoulder.

  3. John Agim:

    They are not a government, they kidnap girls from schools.

  4. Jarod Kintz:

    More people are leaving TV behind to read my books than ever before. In the last year alone I gained over two readers (three, to be exact). So I’d like to take a moment and say thanks mom, dad, and kidnap victim I keep chained in the basement

  5. Governor Whitmer of Michigan:

    You know, the fact that after a plot to kidnap and to kill me, this is what they come out with. They start attacking me, as opposed to what good, decent people would do is to check in and say,' Are you OK ?' -- which is what( Democratic presidential nominee) Joe Biden did.


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