abducted

The word “abducted” has 3 syllables: ab-duct-ed.

It's pronounced as /əbˈdʌktɪd/.


What is synonym and antonym for abducted?

In the thesaurus, “abducted” has 2 synonyms and 7 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abducted along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for abducted

  • kidnaped
  • kidnapped

Antonyms for abducted

  • delivered
  • free
  • redeemed
  • released
  • rescued
  • returned
  • unrestrained

Meanings of abducted

  • verb
    1. To take away by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually with violence or deception; to kidnap.
    2. To draw away, as a limb or other part, from the median axis of the body.
  • adjective
    1. Having been kidnapped; having become the victim of an abduction.

Example Sentences

  • The police launched a citywide search after a child was abducted from the playground.
  • The investigation revealed a sinister plot in which the heiress was abducted for ransom.
  • Witnesses were terrified as they watched the unsuspecting hiker being abducted by an unknown assailant.
  • The authorities issued an Amber Alert when it was discovered that a teenager had been abducted on her way home from school.
  • The movie's gripping storyline revolved around a journalist who was abducted while uncovering a political conspiracy.

On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abducted, such as: delivered, free, kidnaped, kidnapped, redeemed, released, rescued.

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