Synonyms for hijack
- 1. hijack, highjack, crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking
- usage: seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
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- 1. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate, seize
- usage: take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
- 2. hijack, assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate
- usage: seize control of; "they hijacked the judicial process"