Synonyms of 'kidnap'
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If someone is abducted by another person, he or she is taken away illegally, usually using force.
She was charged with abducting a six-month-old child.
Thesaurus for kidnap from the Collins English Thesaurus
To kidnap someone is to take them away illegally and by force, and usually to hold them prisoner in order to demand something from their family, employer , or government.