Definition of Kidnapping:

  1. Taking away of a person by force or fraud, commonly to obtain ransom for his or her release.

  2. The action of abducting someone and holding them captive.

Synonyms of Kidnapping

Abduction, Apprehension, Arrest, Arrestation, Capture, Catch, Catching, Collaring, Coup, Crimping, Dragnet, Forcible seizure, Grab, Grabbing, Hold, Impressment, Nabbing, Picking up, Power grab, Prehension, Running in, Seizure, Seizure of power, Shanghaiing, Snatch, Snatching, Taking in, Taking into custody

How to use Kidnapping in a sentence?

  1. The recent kidnapping of a Dutch industrialist.

Meaning of Kidnapping & Kidnapping Definition