Synonyms for Abduction:


capture (noun)
confiscation, acquisition, seizure, capture, occupation, apprehension, appropriation, arrest.
taking away by force (noun)
seizure, appropriation.

Other synonyms:

arrest, capture, seizure.

Usage examples for abduction

  1. You remember- our route yesterday, our abduction the two corridors that we had to cross before arriving at this mountain?... – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  2. His idea now was that the secret service man had advanced the correct theory regarding the abduction of Fremont. – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson
  3. Only a couple of years had elapsed since the Commons had been engaged for weeks in the examination of the Duke of York's affair with Mrs. Clarke, and the Duke of Lyonesse felt that he must not allow his application to be handicapped by the account of an attempt at abduction such as that of which the daughter of Adam Ferris had been the object. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett