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Verb: kidnap (kidnapped,kidnapping, also kidnaped,kidnaping)  'kid,nap
  1. (crime) take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    "The industrialist's son was kidnapped";
    - nobble [Brit], abduct, snatch

Derived forms: kidnapping, kidnapped, kidnaped, kidnaps

Type of: seize

Encyclopedia: Kidnap