Kidnapping synonyms

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(Physiology) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; the movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. [Mid 17th century.]
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(Uncountable) The practice or habit of committing crimes.
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A small amount; a bit or fragment:
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(Slang) To kidnap
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To carry or lead a person away from where he wants to be or wants to go by use of force, threats, or deception.
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To cheat, swindle, etc. by or as by the use of force
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To capture or restrain; arrest.
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To attract and hold:
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To publish, reproduce, or make use of without authorization (a literary work, musical recording, film, etc.), esp. in violation of a copyright
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To apply with pressure; press:
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To dismiss from an office or position.
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To wait for and accost (a person) on the way
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In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. to commit the act of forcible sexual intercourse.
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To be the outstanding performer in (a scene, act, etc.), esp. in a subordinate role
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(Now rare) To rape.
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To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
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To free or liberate from confinement or other physical restraint.
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(Now Rare) To release after such payment
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(Intransitive) to lay hold in seizure, by hands or claws (+ on or upon)
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To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
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A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
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The kidnapping of a baby.
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Find another word for kidnapping. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kidnapping, like: abduction, taking hostage, crime, snatch, snatching, abducting, hijacking, grabbing, capturing, pirating and impressing.