HyperDic: kidnap

English > 1 sense of the word kidnap:
VERBcontactkidnap, nobble, abduct, snatchtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
kidnap > pronunciation
Soundskih'dnae.p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > kidnap: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningtake away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
Synonymsnobble, abduct, snatch
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Narrowershanghai, impressTake (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
BroaderseizeTake or capture by force
Spanishabducir, coger, pescar, raptar, secuestrar
Catalanagafar, prendre, raptar, segrestar
Nounskidnapper, kidnapersomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
kidnapping(law) the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

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