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Synonyms for kidnap
ˈkɪd næp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch(verb)

    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. kidnap(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kidnap(v)

    Synonyms:
    abduct

How to pronounce kidnap?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say kidnap in sign language?

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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. Maisie Pigeon:

    Kidnap-for-ransom continues to plague the region, which is a trend that has unfortunately continued from 2016.

  3. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi:

    On Jan 30, 2015, there were plans by 13 people linked to Daesh (Islamic State) to kidnap the country's leaders including the prime minister, the home minister and the defense minister, there was also a plan to carry out an attack in Putrajaya. To this end, the group had prepared and tested explosives.

  4. The ACLU:

    We cannot allow racist and armed vigilantes to kidnap and detain people seeking asylum, we urge you to immediately investigate this atrocious and unlawful conduct.

  5. Barron County:

    Jayme was the target, the suspect had specific intentions to kidnap Jayme and went to great lengths to prepare to take her.


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