abduction

The word “abduction” has 3 syllables: ab-duc-tion.

It's pronounced as /əbˈdʌkʃən/.


What is synonym and antonym for abduction?

In the thesaurus, “abduction” has 5 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for abduction along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for abduction

  • kidnaping
  • kidnapping
  • rape
  • seizure
  • theft

Meanings of abduction

  • noun
    1. Leading away; a carrying away.
    2. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; the movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
    3. A syllogism or form of argument in which the major premise is evident, but the minor is only probable.
    4. The wrongful, and usually forcible, carrying off of a human being.

Example Sentences

  • The community was shaken by the news of the child abduction that occurred in broad daylight.
  • The detective tirelessly worked to unravel the mystery surrounding the mysterious abduction of a prominent businessman.
  • Witnesses provided crucial information that helped the police in their investigation of the recent abduction case.
  • The international organization focused on raising awareness about human rights violations, including instances of forced abduction.
  • The thriller novel's plot centered around the suspenseful search for a young woman following her sudden abduction.

On this page you'll find 5 synonyms or another words to abduction, such as: kidnaping, kidnapping, rape, seizure, theft.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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