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    abduct vs kidnap

    What is the difference between the verbs abduct and kidnap ?
    Or between the words abducted and kidnapped ? Are they synonyms ?

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    Re: abduct vs kidnap

    They are synonyms. The Anglo-Saxon kidnap is less flexible, though, as abduct has a few other meanings.

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