verb (used with object), kid·napped or kid·naped, kid·nap·ping or kid·nap·ing.
Origin of kidnap
Examples from the Web for kidnapped
Astiz had infiltrated the group by pretending to have a kidnapped brother.
Just last year, over 200 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cvetkovich claimed her husband had kidnapped her two young children and took off for Oregon in search of Masters.
He became paranoid that his bride would be kidnapped, and told her to never go to the same place twice.
And VanDyke and Fischer had dinner with war correspondent Steven Sotloff mere weeks before he was kidnapped.‘Point and Shoot’ Captures the Birth of a Warrior on Film|Lloyd Grove|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Miss Leece, in effigy, had been kidnapped in an instant, before David and his friends had had time to realize what had happened.Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
Blackwood kidnapped an article for his Magazine on the Frankenstein story, which I intended for you.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart
Goodness, they are saying poor Bones Shadduck has been kidnapped!The Boys of Columbia High on the Gridiron|Graham B. Forbes
But I had to get a better look at these jerks who'd kidnapped us.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
They have kidnapped two of you and carried you away into a desolate land where, for all we know, they meant to let you starve.Riddle of the Storm|Roy J. Snell