Synonyms of ransom


1. ransom, ransom money, cost

usage: money demanded for the return of a captured person

2. ransom, payment, defrayal, defrayment

usage: payment for the release of someone

3. ransom, recovery, retrieval

usage: the act of freeing from captivity or punishment


1. ransom, redeem, exchange, change, interchange

usage: exchange or buy back for money; under threat

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Definition and meaning of ransom (Dictionary)