Translation of "hijack" - English-Spanish dictionary

hijack

verb uk /ˈhaɪ·dʒæk/ us /ˈhɑɪˌdʒæk/

to take control of a plane during a flight, especially using violence

secuestrar
The plane was hijacked by terrorists.
hijacker noun /ˈhaɪ·dʒæk·ər/ /ˈhɑɪˌdʒæk·ər/

secuestrador aéreo, secuestradora aérea

(Translation of “hijack” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hijack

verb /ˈhaidʒӕk/

to take control of (an aeroplane/airplane) while it is moving and force the pilot to fly to a particular place

secuestrar
The plane was hijacked by terrorists.

to stop and rob (a vehicle)

asaltar; robar
Thieves hijacked a lorry carrying $20,000 worth of whisky.

to steal (something) from a vehicle

robar
Thieves hijacked $20,000 worth of whisky from a lorry.
hijacker noun

secuestrador

(Translation of “hijack” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)