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kidnap

verb abduct, bear off, capture, carry off, conney away, ensnare, hold for ransom, impress, put under duress, run away with, run off with, seize, shanghai, snatch, spirit away, steal away, take away, take by force, unlawfully seize, waylay
Associated concepts: false imprisonment
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons captured by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: abduct, carry away
References in periodicals archive ?
Another complainant lodged a complaint with Civil Line police that the kidnapers Adeel and Osama have kidnapped his wife .
DSP Shoukat Shah said that a team headed by SHO Hazro Israr Ahmad Satti was constituted to arrest the kidnapers and for recovery of kidnapped Haji Khan.
Han said he was treated well by his kidnapers who told him they were sorry for undertaking such action.