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Overview of noun ransom

The noun ransom has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) ransom, ransom money

(money demanded for the return of a captured person)

2. (1) ransom

(payment for the release of someone)

3. ransom

(the act of freeing from captivity or punishment)

Overview of verb ransom

The verb ransom has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ransom, redeem

(exchange or buy back for money; under threat) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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