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".

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