Synonyms of kidnapping


1. kidnapping, snatch, capture, seizure

usage: (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment


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"

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