Associations to the word «Kidnap»


KIDNAP, verb. (transitive) To seize and detain a person unlawfully; sometimes for ransom.
KIDNAP, noun. An instance of kidnapping.

Dictionary definition

KIDNAP, verb. Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne