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holding for ransom

  • as inshanghai
  • as insteal
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Synonyms for holding for ransom

verb kidnap
  • abduct
  • capture
  • grab
  • hijack
  • pirate
  • seize
  • skyjack
  • snatch
  • carry away
  • carry off
  • hold for ransom
  • run away with

Antonyms for holding for ransom

  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.