kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch(verb)
take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
"The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
pull away from the body
"this muscle abducts"
To take away by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap.
To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position; to move similar parts apart.
Origin: * First attested in 1834.
to take away surreptitiously by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap
to draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position
Origin: [L. abductus, p. p. of abducere. See Abduce.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab-dukt′, v.t. to take away by fraud or violence.—ns. Abduc′tion, the carrying away, esp. of a person by fraud or force; Abduc′tor, one guilty of abduction: a muscle that draws away. [L. abducĕre. See Abduce.]
The numerical value of abduct in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of abduct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- отвличам, похищавамBulgarian
- bortføre, kidnappeDanish
- secuestrar, raptar, abducirSpanish
- ryöstää, abduktoida, siepataFinnish
- enlever, ravirFrench
- elrabol, elmozdítHungarian
- raptar, abduktarIdo
- abdurre, rapire, sottrarre, sequestrareItalian
- ontvoeren, kidnappenDutch
- raptar, sequestrar, abduzirPortuguese
- răpi, abduceRomanian
- похитить, похищатьRussian
- bắt cóc, [[rẽ]] [[ra]], [[giạng]] raVietnamese
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