Noun(1) money demanded for the return of a captured person(2) payment for the release of someone(3) the act of freeing from captivity or punishment
Verb(1) exchange or buy back for money; under threat
(1) the capture and ransom of the king(2) he was demanding millions of pounds in ransom(3) It's just an incredibly natural film where Robert Shaw heads up a crew of four men who hijack a New York City subway train and ransom the passengers for a million dollars.(4) Only recently had she found out he had intended to capture her and take her away for ransom .(5) Exchange or ransom was to be strictly according to rank, as specified in elaborate tables.(6) Despite the fact that his father was a landowner, town councillor, and clergyman we hear of no attempt to rescue or ransom the captive.(7) the kidnappers demanded a ransom(8) So some pirates now take hostages instead of ships or cargo, and ransom them for tens of thousands of dollars.(9) Among the New Mexicans were a Ute raised in captivity by New Mexicans and a New Mexican raised in captivity among the Utes until his family were able to ransom him.(10) The enemy was allowed, if they could, to ransom their enslaved women and children.(11) He maintained that he had no money to pay the ransom demanded and that it was a case of mistaken identity.(12) It was common in Talmudic times for criminals to kidnap Jews for exorbitant ransoms, relying on the Jewish obligation to ransom captives.(13) ├ö├ç├┐We will ransom them, of course,├ö├ç├û Lombard said.(14) He repeatedly had to ransom prisoners taken in the course of Lombard raids, who would otherwise have been sold off as slaves.(15) Graham was kidnapped a month after the lottery win and his kidnapper demanded a ransom .(16) Disillusioned and discouraged, there was nothing to do, but stay in France and hope for another battle of CrÔö£┬«cy or Poieters to come his way, and with it, a chance to capture a French noble for ransom .
(1) ransom money :: 身代金
1. payoff ::
2. payment ::
3. sum ::
4. price ::
5. release ::
6. free ::
7. deliver ::
8. liberate ::
9. rescue ::
10. exchange for a ransom ::
11. buy the freedom of ::
Different Formsransom, ransomed, ransomer, ransomers, ransoming, ransoms
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