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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ransom (0.02331 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Ransom.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ransom penebus, penebusan, tebusan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ransom ransom n 1: money demanded for the return of a captured person [syn: ransom money ] 2: payment for the release of someone 3: the act of freeing from captivity or punishment v : exchange or buy back for money; under threat [syn: redeem]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ransom Ransom \Ran"som\ (r[a^]n"s[u^]m), n. [OE. raunson, raunsoun, OF. ran[,c]on, raen[,c]on, raan[,c]on, F. ran[,c]on, fr. L. redemptio, fr. redimere to redeem. See Redeem, and cf. Redemption.] 1. The release of a captive, or of captured property, by payment of a consideration; redemption; as, prisoners hopeless of ransom. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The money or price paid for the redemption of a prisoner, or for goods captured by an enemy; payment for freedom from restraint, penalty, or forfeit. [1913 Webster] Thy ransom paid, which man from death redeems. --Milton. [1913 Webster] His captivity in Austria, and the heavy ransom he paid for his liberty. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 3. (O. Eng. Law) A sum paid for the pardon of some great offense and the discharge of the offender; also, a fine paid in lieu of corporal punishment. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Ransom bill (Law), a war contract, valid by the law of nations, for the ransom of property captured at sea and its safe conduct into port. --Kent. [1913 Webster] Ransom \Ran"som\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ransomed (-s[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Ransoming.] [Cf. F. ran[,c]onner. See Ransom, n.] 1. To redeem from captivity, servitude, punishment, or forfeit, by paying a price; to buy out of servitude or penalty; to rescue; to deliver; as, to ransom prisoners from an enemy. [1913 Webster] 2. To exact a ransom for, or a payment on. [R.] [1913 Webster] Such lands as he had rule of he ransomed them so grievously, and would tax the men two or three times in a year. --Berners. [1913 Webster]

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