What does kidnap mean?

Definitions for kidnapˈkɪd næp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kidnap.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kidnap

    kid′nap, v.t. to steal, as a human being:—pr.p. kid′napping; pa.t. and pa.p. kid′napped.n. Kid′napper. [Vulgar kid (old thieves' cant, kinchin—Ger. kindchen), a child, and vulgar nab, to steal.]

Anagrams for kidnap »

  1. ink pad, ink-pad, inkpad

  2. Ink pad

  3. Ink-pad

  4. Inkpad

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kidnap in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kidnap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of kidnap

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