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abduct

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of abduct

  1. to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully <the gangsters planned to abduct the industrialist's young daughter and demand a huge ransom from her family> Synonyms kidnapRelated Words capture, crimp, impress, seize, shanghai, waylay; abscond (with), snatch, spirit; hijack (also highjack); catch, cop [slang], steal, takeNear Antonyms deliver, ransom, redeem, rescue; restore, return




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