English version

abduct

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabductab‧duct /əbˈdʌkt, æb-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TAKE/BRINGto take someone away by force syn kidnap 🔊 The diplomat was abducted on his way to the airport.abductor noun [countable]abduction /əbˈdʌkʃən, æb-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 child abductionabductee /ˌæbdʌkˈtiː/ noun [countable]RegisterAbduct is mostly used in journalism. In everyday English, people usually say kidnap:He was kidnapped on his way to the airport.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
abductKurdish separatists have abducted a Japanese tourist and are demanding money for his safe return.The two high school girls were abducted at gunpoint on Tuesday.I thought I was abducted by aliens or something.Looting and rape by rebels and their bands of abducted children still occur.Lawson was abducted from her home.At the age of sixteen, he was abducted from his homeland of Kilpatrick and enslaved in Ireland.Several young women had been abducted from their villages and forced to work as prostitutes.In this story, no one abducts Persephone.He could not abduct Ruth, even assuming he had instructions to do so, which seemed unlikely.
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Verb table
abduct
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyabduct
he, she, itabducts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyabducted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave abducted
he, she, ithas abducted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad abducted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill abduct
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have abducted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam abducting
he, she, itis abducting
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you, we, theyare abducting
Past
I, he, she, itwas abducting
you, we, theywere abducting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been abducting
he, she, ithas been abducting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been abducting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be abducting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been abducting
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