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Synonyms of hijacking

Noun


1. highjacking, hijacking, robbery

usage: robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force

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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