Abduct : Synonyms & Antonyms


Transitive Verb

The gang which abducted a boy from the school demands ransom to release the boy.


1. Kidnap

2. carry off

3. steal

4. spirit away

Contextual Examples:

The kidnapped child was restored to its exasperated parents.

He was carried off by the ostentatious overture of his officer.

The stolen goods are still untraceable.

Constant failures spirited away his over-confidence.


1. deliver

2. give away

3. surrender

Contextual Examples:

He delivered a beautiful speech in the meeting.

The rich man gave away his property to the local orphanage.

The thief surrendered to the police when his conscience pricked.

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