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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kidnap":

    kidnapping, abduction, abduct, kidnapped, kidnaps, abducted, hijack, hijacking, kidnappings, abductions, snatch, remove

How to pronounce kidnap?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say kidnap in sign language?

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How to use kidnap in a sentence?

  1. John Agim:

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

  2. Richard Trask:

    They discussed possible targets, taking a sitting governor, specifically governors of Michigan and Virginia, over shut down orders, the understanding at the time was to potentially kidnap a sitting governor and remove them from office.

  3. Sarah Huckabee Sanders:

    We are allowed to disagree, but we should be able to do so freely and without fear of harm, and this goes for all people regardless of politics. Some have chosen to push hate and vandalism against the restaurant that I was asked to leave from. A Hollywood actor publicly encouraged people to kidnap my children.

  4. Juan Guaido:

    If the regime dares, of course, to kidnap us, it will be the last mistake they make.

  5. Mariane Pearl:

    In 2014, impunity in journalism murder cases reached a staggering 96 percent and the remaining 4 percent obtained only partial justice, we have become targets. Insurgent groups no longer use reporters to transmit news, but instead kidnap them to make news. They treat us as enemy combatants and spies. This is our everyday reality.


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