[ US /ˈkɪdˌnæp/ ]
[ UK /kˈɪdnæp/ ]
  1. take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    The industrialist's son was kidnapped
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How To Use kidnap In A Sentence

  • All three impulsively committed a felonious act that lead to their incarceration, i.e., attempted murder and kidnapping, attempted murder, and murder.
  • A hard-nosed unmoveable man, who sacrifices his lovely daughter to ward off future kidnap threats on his beloved son.
  • The short flowered dress and the high-heeled sandals she was wearing when she arrived in the park that day were identical to the clothing worn by the kidnapper. I’ll Walk Alone
  • The discipline of the guards is not very good. Sentry duty wearies them, for they must also serve as torturers, interrogators and perform the duties of kidnappers.
  • The threat to foreign contractors has escalated in the past month following a series of kidnappings and murders.
  • Rather, Robertson, skulking ahead, has now downgraded his earlier call to murder and mayhem to mere kidnapping.
  • Both were convicted of indecently assaulting one victim, two charges of kidnapping, one of attempted kidnapping and three of false imprisonment.
  • Shizuko is a famous tango dancer and deferential wife, who is kidnapped by yakuza as payment for her businessman husband's debts.
  • There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
  • You remember the day that baby was kidnapped from the rest area on the interstate?
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