abduction synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term abduction:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abduction(noun)

    the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

  2. abduction(noun)

    (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Wiktionary

  1. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapping

  2. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    retroduction

  3. abduction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    retroduction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    withdrawing, withdrawal, withdrawment, drawing away

  2. abduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    kidnapping

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

kidnapping, abductions, hijacking, removal, abducted, kidnap, sequestration, kidnapped, kidnappings, abducting, hijack, clearance, removing, subtraction, abstraction, bride, seizure, hostage-taking



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