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hijack

hi·jack (high·jack)

hijack (highjack)

pronunciation:
haI jaek
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: highjacked, highjacking, highjacks, hijacked, hijacking, hijacks
definition 1: to take charge of (an airplane or other vehicle) by force, so as to compel it to go somewhere, to demand ransom, or the like.
definition 2: to detain and rob (a moving vehicle).
definition 3: to steal (goods) while they are being transported from one place to another.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to take part in hijacking.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of hijacking.
derivation: hijacker (n.)