Definition Kidnap

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a kidnapping: an abduction, a capture, a taking of a person

to kidnap: to abduct, to capture, to hold to ransom

a kidnapper: an abductor, a person who seizes and detains a victim


  • "Bruno : Well, Dr. Badguy, I don't want to tell you how to do your job, but the basic requirement of any ransom negotiation is that the kidnappers have a hostage."
  • "Not only did you explicitly disobey my wishes, but somehow you managed to kidnap the most feared judge in California - Frederick F."
  • "Still, there is hope for the human resistance: Edward and I have kidnapped the most important and handsome robot - BrianBot!"
  • "Bruno : Excuse me doctor, but I don't go around kidnapping monkeys."
  • "Dr. Badguy : "Kidnapping" is such an ugly word."
  • "One of my cousins has recently given birth, and I'm so jealous that I actually contemplated kidnapping her newborn baby!"
  • "So what's your line of work? Kidnapping? Drug dealing?"
  • "Edward : Yeah, I kind of got kidnapped by the head monkey."
  • "I feel very close to you since I kidnapped your monkey."
  • "I do feel a bit guilty about stealing his fiancé but hey, you Gymglish users know what you want, and you wanted to see me kidnap Susie from her own wedding in a private helicopter."

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