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Synonyms of hijack

Noun


1. hijack, highjack, crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking

usage: seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

Verb


1. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate, seize

usage: take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

2. hijack, assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate

usage: seize control of; "they hijacked the judicial process"

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