abducting

The word “abducting” has 3 syllables: ab-duct-ing.

It's pronounced as /əbˈdʌktɪŋ/.


What is synonym and antonym for abducting?

In the thesaurus, “abducting” has 5 synonyms and 4 antonyms.

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


Synonyms for abducting

  • kidnap
  • kidnaping
  • kidnapping
  • seize
  • snatch

Antonyms for abducting

  • delivering
  • give
  • rescuing
  • returning

Meanings of abducting

  • 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.

Example Sentences

  • The detective uncovered a sinister plot involving a criminal organization that was abducting high-profile individuals.
  • Reports suggested that a group of aliens might be responsible for abducting livestock in the rural areas.
  • Law enforcement agencies collaborated to apprehend the human traffickers who were abducting vulnerable victims.
  • The news anchor reported a series of incidents where a mysterious figure was abducting pets from suburban neighborhoods.
  • A task force was formed to investigate the growing number of cases involving strangers abducting children on their way to school.

On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abducting, such as: delivering, give, kidnap, kidnaping, kidnapping, rescuing, returning.

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