1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch, seize

usage: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

2. abduct, pull, draw, force

usage: pull away from the body; "this muscle abducts"


1. abducent (vs. adducent), abducting

usage: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

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