Definitions for kidnapˈkɪd næp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. kidnap(Noun)

    An instance of kidnapping.

  2. kidnap(Verb)

    To seize and detain a person unlawfully; sometimes for ransom.

  3. Origin: From kid + nap#Etymology 4

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kidnap(verb)

    to take (any one) by force or fear, and against one's will, with intent to carry to another place

  2. Origin: [Kid a child + Prov. E. nap to seize, to grasp. Cf. Knab, Knap, Nab.]

Freebase

  1. Kidnap

    The Doctor and his companions are on board an Earth ship trapped in orbit around the Sense-Sphere when it is boarded by the Sensorites, who steal the lock mechanism from the TARDIS.

Anagrams for kidnap »

  1. ink pad, ink-pad, inkpad

  2. Ink pad

  3. Ink-pad

  4. Inkpad

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hasan Reza Yousufi:

    The Taliban did not kidnap our Hazara brothers in the past, and we know they also fight this new group, Daish.

  2. John Doe:

    I don't think the school has any place adjudicating things like rape, they don't do it with murder or kidnap, so why are they doing it with something just as hard to evaluate?

  3. Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park:

    Ms. Huskins' whereabouts are unknown, and we are treating this matter as a kidnap for ransom, we're worried about Ms. Huskins' welfare. We don't know where she's at. And that's why we're coming to the public asking for their help.

  4. Ivan Adamovich:

    Banking secrecy, in my view in times of Facebook and data all around the world, is going to be more important than before and not less important, if you know how much money somebody has, you also know how much you would get if you kidnap him.

  5. Jarod Kintz:

    More people are leaving TV behind to read my books than ever before. In the last year alone I gained over two readers (three, to be exact). So I’d like to take a moment and say thanks mom, dad, and kidnap victim I keep chained in the basement

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