[ UK /kˈɪdnæpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈkɪdˌnæpɪŋ/ ]
  1. (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use kidnapping 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.
  • 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.
  • There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
  • There are documented cases of rape as a tool of war, mass killings and kidnappings.
  • According to sources, Smart will testify that Mitchell was motivated primarily by sex and not religion in kidnapping her, and that his behavior was inconsistent with that of a 'prophet,' which he proclaimed himself to be. Reader poll: Send Roman Polanski to prison? (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • That custom lacks the quaintness of lobola and in my world, it would be called kidnapping.
  • Towler was serving 12 years to life for rape, felonious assault and kidnapping for an abduction on May 24, 1981.
  • Davis also faces three other special circumstances in connection with the murder charge: kidnapping, burglary and robbery.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy