kidnap verb definition in Committing crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

kidnap

 verb: Committing crime topic
kidnap somebody to take somebody away illegally and keep them as a prisoner, especially in order to get money or something else for returning them Two businessmen have been kidnapped by terrorists. The terrorists were planning to kidnap one of the president’s sons.

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