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n. kidnapping, seizure, carrying off by force; action of separating a limb or other part from the midline of the body (Medicine); abducing, drawing apart

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Abduction may refer to:

Of a person or people
  • Alien abduction, memories of being taken by apparently nonhuman entities from a different planet
  • Bride kidnapping, a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes to marry
  • Child abduction, the abduction or kidnapping of a young child (or baby) by an older person
  • Express kidnapping, a method of abduction where a small ransom that a company or family can easily pay is requested
  • International child abduction
  • Kidnapping, the taking away of a person against the person's will
  • Raptio, large scale abduction of women, either for marriage or enslavement
  • Tiger kidnapping, taking a hostage to force a loved one or associate of the victim to do something

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Abduction! by Peg Kehret, is a novel about a 13-year-old girl named Bonnie who searches for her brother Matt and their dog Pookie who were both abducted. Her abductor, a mystery at first, ends up being someone much close to home.

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1. the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
(hypernym) capture, seizure
(derivation) kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch
2. (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
(hypernym) motion, movement, move, motility
(derivation) abduct
(classification) physiology

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