Kidnap ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Kidnap ( verb )

  1. To take someone away illegally by force or deception and hold them in captivity.
  2. To abduct someone.

Origin:

Early 17th century: from kidnap, probably based on kid "child" + nap "seize".

Examples:

  1. He was kidnapped by a group of criminals.
  2. She was kidnapped and held for ransom.
  3. The kidnappers demanded a large sum of money.
  4. The police are investigating the kidnap.
  5. The victim of the kidnap.

(As a noun)

Kidnap ( noun )

  1. To take someone away illegally by force or deception and hold them in captivity.
  2. To abduct someone.

Origin:

Early 17th century: from kidnap, probably based on kid "child" + nap "seize".

Examples:

  1. He was kidnapped by a group of criminals.
  2. She was kidnapped and held for ransom.
  3. The kidnappers demanded a large sum of money.
  4. The police are investigating the kidnap.
  5. The victim of the kidnap.
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