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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnapping, snatchnoun

    (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

Wiktionary

  1. kidnappingnoun

    The crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kidnapping

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  1. Kidnapping

    In criminal law, kidnapping is the taking away or transportation of a person against that person's will, usually to hold the person in false imprisonment, a confinement without legal authority. This may be done for ransom or in furtherance of another crime, or in connection with a child custody dispute. When it is done with legal authority, it is often called arrest or imprisonment. In some countries such as the United States a large number of child abductions arise after separation or divorce when one parent wishes to keep a child against the will of the other or against a court order. In these cases, some jurisdictions do not consider it kidnapping if the child, being competent, agrees.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kidnapping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kidnapping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of kidnapping in a Sentence

  1. John Walsh:

    This is probably the fifth pedophile that I've [profiled] who's waited outside of concerts and said, 'I will drive you home or I will get in your car. I'm a parking lot security guard, I'm an off-duty cop; and you're tipsy, you're going to get a DUI', it's become a standard with these kidnapping predators.

  2. The BDU:

    Vitaly Shishov was under surveillance. There were appropriate notifications to the police about the facts. Also we were repeatedly warned by local sources and by our own people in Belarus about all kinds of provocations up to kidnapping and liquidation, vitaly Shishov treated these warnings with stoicism and humor, stating that at least in this way, it would be possible for BDU to get out of the info vacuum.

  3. Phyllis Sortor:

    The general concept here is that Americans have money, so they thought that by kidnapping Phyllis Sortor, they can get money. - Mark Schroeder, Stratfor Analyst.

  4. Abdul Rahman Hammoud:

    The kidnapping of the Qatari hunters dealt a painful blow to the reputation of all the southern areas of Iraq, we are a tribal community and Gulf hunters are our guests. After the abduction, not a single hunter from the Gulf is coming to Iraq anymore, fearing from being kidnapped. It will take a long time to repair the damage and convince Gulf hunters to resume their Iraq trips.

  5. Bishop Salvador Rangel since 2016:

    I've asked them to try and stop killing, stop kidnapping and stop extorting people, thankfully, they've responded.

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