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

1 sense of kidnap

Sense 1
kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch -- (take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped")
       => seize -- (take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages")

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