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synonyms for hijack

  • carjack
  • commandeer
  • kidnap
  • steal
  • shanghai
  • skyjack
  • take hostage
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How to use hijack in a sentence

Back in the US embassy, Zambernardi listened to the wires and confirmed that the Soviets knew nothing about the hijack.
LUNIK: INSIDE THE CIA’S AUDACIOUS PLOT TO STEAL A SOVIET SATELLITEBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
One network security engineer who asked not to be named as they were not authorized to speak to the media questioned whether DNSSEC would be effective at all against a top-level domain hijack.
A SECURITY RESEARCHER COMMANDEERED A COUNTRY’S EXPIRED TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN TO SAVE IT FROM HACKERSZACK WHITTAKERJANUARY 15, 2021TECHCRUNCH
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WORDS RELATED TO HIJACK

  • annex
  • borrow
  • clap
  • confiscate
  • cop
  • embezzle
  • filch
  • get fingers on
  • get hands on
  • grab
  • grab hold of
  • hijack
  • liberate
  • lift
  • misappropriate
  • moonlight requisition
  • pilfer
  • pocket
  • secure
  • snatch
  • swipe
  • take over
  • usurp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.