Definition of abduct:
rook, nobble, case, swipe, con, bootleg, swindle, gyp, bunco, hornswoggle, snatch, commit, spirit away, diddle, snarf, counterfeit, mulct, pilfer, abet, lift, carry off, hook, short-change, snatch up, extort, purloin, sneak, pinch, gip, cabbage, free, blackmail, crimes, scam, abstract, defraud, kidnap, filch, goldbrick, snap, commission, victimize.
- capture (part of speech: verb)
- take (part of speech: verb)
He was a man of the cities, bred to civilized life and had a just appreciation of the risks he ran, since he meant to abduct the doctor, who was dangerous to meddle with, from an Indian village where he was apparently held in some esteem.- "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss.
My feeling is that these girls must have had a small 'come- hither' in one eye at least, or occasionally men might have passed the butter without a sinister meaning, might have seen them home without attempting to abduct them!- "Jane Journeys On", Ruth Comfort Mitchell.
- "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.