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Synonyms for ransom
ˈræn səmran·som

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ransom

    Synonyms:
    redeem, release, indemnify, emancipate, free, liberate, unfetter, redeem

    Antonyms:
    prosecute, indict, fine, mulct, forfeit, damnify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ransom, ransom moneynoun

    money demanded for the return of a captured person

    Synonyms:
    ransom money

  2. ransomnoun

    payment for the release of someone

    Synonyms:
    ransom money

  3. ransomverb

    the act of freeing from captivity or punishment

    Synonyms:
    ransom money

  4. ransom, redeemverb

    exchange or buy back for money; under threat

    Synonyms:
    save, pay off, deliver, redeem

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ransomnoun

    Synonyms:
    price of redemption

  2. ransomnoun

    Synonyms:
    release, liberation, redemption

  3. ransomverb

    Synonyms:
    redeem

  4. ransomverb

    Synonyms:
    rescue, liberate, deliver

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ransomnoun

    Synonyms:
    release, liberation, redemption, deliverance

  2. ransomverb

    Synonyms:
    redeem, rescue, liberate, deliver

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ransom":

    rance, rescue, bailout, hostage, spice, bail-out, blackmail

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Ransom":

    A-Team Ransom

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#42free
#400save
#625release
#3338deliver
#4572rescue
#6061redeem
#7925spice
#17017hostage
#21413ransom
#24417indemnify
#34171blackmail
#35984liberate
#65995rance
#66530bailout
#138553emancipate

How to use ransom in a sentence?

  1. Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park:

    Ms. Huskins' whereabouts are unknown, and we are treating this matter as a kidnap for ransom, we're worried about Ms. Huskins' welfare. We don't know where she's at. And that's why we're coming to the public asking for their help.

  2. Larry Webb:

    What they did was beyond voter suppression. If something is wrong with Chairwoman Kathy Ransom voter registration, they should call Chairwoman Kathy Ransom and tell Chairwoman Kathy Ransom what's wrong. What they were doing is taking Chairwoman Kathy Ransom off the rolls, and Chairwoman Kathy Ransom wouldn't find out until the election, they were making Black votes disappear.

  3. Barack Obama:

    I am reaffirming that the United States government will not make concessions, such as paying ransom, to terrorist groups holding American hostages, I firmly believe that the United States government paying ransom to terrorists risks endangering more Americans and funding the very terrorism that we're trying to stop. And so I firmly believe that our policy ultimately puts fewer Americans at risk.

  4. Daniel Tobok:

    Baltimore is playing with time, they are going to come to a point where they have two choices - A. The (ransom demands) are going to skyrocket or B. The hackers will shut down the account they have been using and move out.

  5. H. L. Mencken:

    Alimony: the ransom the happy pay to the devil.

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