EnglishEdit

 kidnapping on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From kid +‎ nap (to nab; to grab)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪdnæp/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

kidnap (third-person singular simple present kidnaps, present participle kidnapping or kidnaping, simple past and past participle kidnapped or kidnaped)

  1. (transitive) To seize or detain a person unlawfully and move or conceal them; sometimes for ransom.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

kidnap (countable and uncountable, plural kidnaps)

  1. The crime, or an instance, of kidnapping.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kidnap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kidnappen
  2. imperative of kidnappen

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English kidnap.

NounEdit

kidnap

  1. kidnap

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit