Synonyms of abduction


1. abduction, capture, seizure

usage: 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

2. abduction, motion, movement, move, motility

usage: (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

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