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abduct

verb carry away, convey away, decamp, deprive, ensnare, impress, kidnap, pirate, purloin, ravish, shanghai, spirit away, subjugate, take away, take by force, take surreptitiously
Associated concepts: kidnapping
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: carry away, hijack, kidnap
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How does a social worker, other than living 24 hours a day, side by side with a child, prevent a parent, guardian or family member from abducting a child?
Los Angeles police Detective Rick Swanston said the motive for abducting Rawlings was simply ``robbery, robbery.