Definitions for hijackˈhaɪˌdʒæk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hijack, highjack(verb)

    seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

  2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate(verb)

    take arbitrarily or by force

    "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

  3. hijack(verb)

    seize control of

    "they hijacked the judicial process"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hijack(Noun)

    An instance of hijacking; the illegal seizure of a vehicle.

  2. hijack(Noun)

    An instance of a seizure and redirection of a process.

  3. hijack(Noun)

    An amendment which deletes the contents of a bill and inserts entirely new provisions.

  4. hijack(Verb)

    To forcibly stop and seize control of some vehicle in order to rob it or to reach a destination (especially an airplane, truck or a boat).

  5. hijack(Verb)

    To seize control of some process or resource to achieve a purpose other than its originally intended one.

  6. hijack(Verb)

    To seize control of a networked computer by means of infecting it with a worm or other malware, thereby turning it into a zombie.

  7. hijack(Verb)

    To change software settings without a user's knowledge so as to force that user to visit a certain web site (to hijack a browser).

  8. hijack(Verb)

    To introduce an amendment deleting the contents of a bill and inserting entirely new provisions.

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  1. Hijack

    Hijack were a hip hop group from Brixton in London, featuring Kamanchi Sly, DJ Supreme, DJ Undercover, Ulysses, Agent Fritz and Agent Clueso. Their first single, "Style Wars" caught the attention of the British hip hop community. Their next release, "Hold No Hostage" / "Doomsday of Rap" became an underground hit across Europe, bringing them to the attention of West Coast rapper Ice-T.

Translations for hijack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خطف, اختطافArabic
  • entführen, Entführung, Überfall, hijacken, überfallenGerman
  • απάγω, αεροπειρατεία, πειρατεία, -πειρατεία, καταλαμβάνωGreek
  • piratearSpanish
  • kaapata, kaappausFinnish
  • détournement, détournerFrench
  • eltérítHungarian
  • dirottareItalian
  • ハイジャック, 乗っ取り, 乗っ取るJapanese
  • hijacken, kapenDutch
  • kapringNorwegian
  • uprowadzaćPolish
  • sequestrarPortuguese
  • напасть, захватывать, нападение, захват, угон, угонять, захватить, угнать, нападать, налетRussian
  • kapa, kapningSwedish
  • kaçırmakTurkish
  • 劫持Chinese

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