Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun highjack

1 sense of highjack

Sense 1
hijack, highjack -- (seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination)
       => crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking -- ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb highjack

1 sense of highjack

Sense 1
commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate -- (take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami")
       => seize -- (take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages")

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