Money demanded for the return of a captured person.
synonym: ransom money.
Dutch: afkoopsom, uitkoop
Polish: okup, wykupne
Payment for the release of someone.
Dutch: losgeld, losprijs
The act of freeing from captivity or punishment.
Exchange or buy back for money; under threat.
Roget 672: deliver, extricate, rescue, save, emancipate, redeem, ransom; bring off, bring through; tirer d'affaire [Fr.], get the wheel out of the rut, snatch from the jaws of death, come to the rescue; rid; ... show more
Dutch: losgeld betalen, losgeld, vrijkopen
Moby thesaurus: buy, deliver, deliverance, delivery, emancipate, extract, extricate, extrication, free, freeing, get back, liberate, liberation, lifesaving, payment, price, recapture, reclaim, reclaiming, reclamation ... show more.
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