kidnap definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To seize and detain unlawfully and often for ransom.
    • To simply take (anybody) by force or concern, and against your will, with intention to transport to another spot.
  • verb:
    • To seize and detain people unlawfully; sometimes for ransom.
    • take away to an undisclosed area against their will and often in order to draw out a ransom
  • noun:
    • a case of kidnapping.
  • others:
    • To take, abduct, or carry off forcibly (a person being, whether man, woman, or child). In-law it sometimes indicates a carrying beyond the jurisdiction.

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