Translation: from english

RANSOM

  • 1 ransom

    'rænsəm
    1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; (also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) rescate

    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) rescatar, pagar el rescate de alguien
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) exigir/imponer rescate
    ransom n rescate
    tr['rænsəm]
    1 rescatar
    \
    SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
    to hold to ransom pedir rescate por 2 figurative use chantajear
    ransom ['ræntsəm] vt
    : rescatar, pagar un rescate por
    : rescate m
    n.
    redención s.f.
    rescate s.m.
    talla s.f.
    v.
    redimir v.
    rescatar v.

    I 'rænsəm
    noun rescate m

    to hold somebody to o (AmE also) for ransom — exigir* un rescate por alguien

    she says the army is holding the country to ransom — dice que el ejército está chantajeando al país; (before n)

    ransom demandnota f (or llamada f etc) exigiendo un rescate; king


    II
    transitive verb pagar* un rescate por
    ['rænsǝm]
    1.

    to hold sb to ransom — pedir un rescate por algn; (fig) poner a algn entre la espada y la pared

    king 1., 1)
    2.
    VT rescatar; (Rel) redimir
    3.
    CPD

    ransom demand Npetición f de rescate

    ransom money Nrescate m, dinero m exigido a cambio del rehén

    * * *

    I ['rænsəm]
    noun rescate m

    to hold somebody to o (AmE also) for ransom — exigir* un rescate por alguien

    she says the army is holding the country to ransom — dice que el ejército está chantajeando al país; (before n)

    ransom demandnota f (or llamada f etc) exigiendo un rescate; king


    II
    transitive verb pagar* un rescate por

    English-spanish dictionary > ransom

  • 2 ransom

    1. noun

    ransom [money] — Lösegeld, das

    hold to ransom — als Geisel festhalten; (fig.) erpressen, unter Druck (Akk.) setzen [Regierung]

    2. transitive verb
    1) (obtain release of) Lösegeld bezahlen für; auslösen
    2) (hold to ransom) als Geisel festhalten
    * * *
    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) das Lösegeld; Lösegeld...
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) Lösegeld bezahlen
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) freikaufen
    - academic2.ru/116676/hold_to_ransom">hold to ransom
    * * *
    ran·som
    [ˈræn(t)səm]
    I. n Lösegeld nt
    to demand a \ransom [ein] Lösegeld fordern
    to hold sb to [or AM for] \ransom jdn als Geisel [fest]halten; ( fig) jdn erpressen
    a king's \ransom ein Vermögen, eine Riesensumme fam
    II. n modifier (amount, demand, pickup) Lösegeld-
    \ransom money Lösegeld nt
    III. vt
    to \ransom sb jdn auslösen [o freikaufen]
    * * *
    ['rnsəm]
    1. n
    Lösegeld nt; (= rescue) Auslösung f; (= release) Freilassung f; (REL) Erlösung f

    ransom (lit) — jdn als Geisel halten; (fig) jdn erpressen

    See:
    king
    2. vt
    (= buy free) auslösen, Lösegeld bezahlen für; (= set free) gegen Lösegeld freilassen; (REL) erlösen
    * * *
    ransom [ˈrænsəm]
    A s
    1. Los-, Freikauf m, Auslösung f
    2. Lösegeld n:
    a) jemanden bis zur Zahlung eines Lösegelds gefangen halten,
    b) fig jemanden erpressen;
    ransom demand Lösegeldforderung f;
    ransom note Erpresserbrief m
    3. REL Erlösung f
    B v/t
    1. los-, freikaufen, auslösen
    2. Lösegeld verlangen für oder von
    3. REL erlösen
    * * *
    1. noun

    ransom [money] — Lösegeld, das

    hold to ransom — als Geisel festhalten; (fig.) erpressen, unter Druck (Akk.) setzen [Regierung]

    2. transitive verb
    1) (obtain release of) Lösegeld bezahlen für; auslösen
    2) (hold to ransom) als Geisel festhalten
    * * *
    n.
    Lösegeld -er n. v.
    auslösen v.

    English-german dictionary > ransom

  • 3 ransom

    I ['rænsəm]
    nome riscatto m.

    to hold sb. to — BE o

    forAE

    ransom — tenere qcn. in ostaggio; fig. ricattare qcn

    ••

    a king's ransom — una cifra esorbitante, un mucchio di soldi

    II ['rænsəm]
    verbo transitivo riscattare [prisoner, property]
    * * *
    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) riscatto
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) riscattare
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) (tenere in ostaggio)
    * * *
    ransom /ˈrænsəm/
    n.
    ransom demand, richiesta di riscatto □ ransom money, riscatto, soldi del riscatto □ ransom note, lettera di richiesta di riscatto □ to hold sb. to ransom, tenere q. in ostaggio per ottenere un riscatto; (fig.) tenere q. alla propria mercé, ricattare q. □ (fig.) a king's ransom, una fortuna.
    (to) ransom /ˈrænsəm/
    v. t.
    1 pagare un riscatto per la liberazione di: His family refused to ransom him, la sua famiglia ha rifiutato di pagare il riscatto per la sua liberazione
    2 ( anche fig.) riscattare
    ransomer
    n.
    riscattatore ( raro); chi paga un riscatto.
    * * *
    I ['rænsəm]
    nome riscatto m.

    to hold sb. to — BE o

    forAE

    ransom — tenere qcn. in ostaggio; fig. ricattare qcn

    ••

    a king's ransom — una cifra esorbitante, un mucchio di soldi

    II ['rænsəm]
    verbo transitivo riscattare [prisoner, property]

    English-Italian dictionary > ransom

  • 4 ransom

    ˈrænsəm
    1. сущ.
    1) выкуп to demand, exact a ransom from ≈ требовать выкуп за to hold smb. to ransom ≈ требовать выкуп за кого-л. to pay (a) ransom for ≈ заплатить выкуп за ransom note ≈ письмо с требованием выкупа (посылается похитителями) king's ransom
    2) церк. искупление
    3) шотл. огромная цена, арендная плата
    2. гл.
    1) выкупать, освобождать за выкуп Syn: save
    2) требовать выкуп за что-л., кого-л.
    3) церк. искупать выкуп - to hold smb. to * требовать выкупа за кого-л. - a king's * огромная сумма, большой куш - * price баснословная цена;
    на вес золота( историческое) пеня;
    денежный штраф (вместо телесного наказания) (религия) искупление - Order of Our Lady of R. (историческое) орден богоматери-искупительницы выкупать, платить выкуп - his wife *ed him at a heavy price жена выкупила его, уплатив огромную сумму требовать выкупа ( от кого-л.) освобождать за выкуп (религия) искупать ransom выкуп;
    to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.) ;
    a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ransom выкуп;
    to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.) ;
    a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ransom выкуп;
    to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.) ;
    a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ~ выкупать, освобождать за выкуп ~ церк. искупать ~ церк. искупление

    Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь > ransom

  • 5 ransom

    [ˈrænsəm]
    ransom выкуп; to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.); a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ransom выкуп; to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.); a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ransom выкуп; to hold (smb.) to ransom требовать выкуп (за кого-л.); a king's ransom огромная сумма, большой куш ransom выкупать, освобождать за выкуп ransom церк. искупать ransom церк. искупление

    English-Russian short dictionary > ransom

  • 6 ransom

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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] dia
    [Swahili Plural] dia
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] ransom
    [English Plural] ransom
    [Swahili Word] fidia
    [Swahili Plural] fidia
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -fidi
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] makombozi
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] ufidio
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] ufidiwa
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] ukomboo
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] ukombozi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 14
    [Derived Word] komboa V
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] -fidi
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ransom
    [Swahili Word] -komboa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] komba V, mkombozi N
    [Swahili Example] jikomboa
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    English-Swahili dictionary > ransom

  • 7 ransom

    {'rænsəm}
    I. 1. откуп
    to hold to/for RANSOM искам откуп (за)
    king's RANSOM прен. много пари
    2. откупване, освобождаване от плен (срещу заплащане)
    3. църк. изкупление
    II. 1. откупвам, освобождавам срещу заплащане, заменям (някого) срещу друг
    2. църк. изкупвам (грехове)
    3. изнудвам със заплаха, шантажирам
    * * *
    {'ransъm} n 1. откуп; to hold to/for ransom искам откуп (за); king'(2) {'ransъm} v 1. откупвам, освобождавам срещу заплащане; зам
    * * *
    откупвам; откуп;
    * * *
    1. i. откуп 2. ii. откупвам, освобождавам срещу заплащане, заменям (някого) срещу друг 3. king's ransom прен. много пари 4. to hold to/for ransom искам откуп (за) 5. изнудвам със заплаха, шантажирам 6. откупване, освобождаване от плен (срещу заплащане) 7. църк. изкупвам (грехове) 8. църк. изкупление
    * * *
    ransom[´rænsəm] I. n 1. откуп; to hold to ( for) \ransom искам откуп за; прен. упражнявам натиск, принуждавам; a king's \ransom прен. извънредно голяма парична сума; 2. откупване, освобождаване (от плен) срещу заплащане; 3. рел. изкупление; II. v 1. освобождавам срещу откуп; 2. рел. изкупвам ( грехове); 3. плащам откуп.

    English-Bulgarian dictionary > ransom

  • 8 Ransom

    I ['rænsəm]
    nome riscatto m.

    to hold sb. to — BE o

    forAE

    ransom — tenere qcn. in ostaggio; fig. ricattare qcn

    ••

    a king's ransom — una cifra esorbitante, un mucchio di soldi

    II ['rænsəm]
    verbo transitivo riscattare [prisoner, property]
    * * *
    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) riscatto
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) riscattare
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) (tenere in ostaggio)
    * * *
    (Surnames) Ransom, Ransome /ˈrænsəm/
    * * *
    I ['rænsəm]
    nome riscatto m.

    to hold sb. to — BE o

    forAE

    ransom — tenere qcn. in ostaggio; fig. ricattare qcn

    ••

    a king's ransom — una cifra esorbitante, un mucchio di soldi

    II ['rænsəm]
    verbo transitivo riscattare [prisoner, property]

    English-Italian dictionary > Ransom

  • 9 ransom

    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) odkupnina
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) plačati odkupnino
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) izsiljevati
    * * *
    [raensəm]
    1.
    noun
    odkupnina, rešnina; odkup; figuratively cena; izsiljevanje; religion odrešenje
    ransom bill, ransom bond nautical obveza (kapitana od gusarjev zaplenjene ladje) za kasnejše plačilo odkupnine
    to hold s.o. to ransom — zahtevati odkupnino za koga, ne izpustiti ga, dokler ne plača odkupnine;
    2.
    transitive verb
    odkupiti, osvoboditi (koga); dati prostost, izpustiti proti odkupnini; religion odrešiti, zveličati

    English-Slovenian dictionary > ransom

  • 10 ransom

    Англо-русский синонимический словарь > ransom

  • 11 ransom

    ransom ['rænsəm]
    1 noun
    rançon f;
    the family paid the ransom (money) la famille a payé la rançon;
    they held her to ransom ils l'ont kidnappée pour avoir une rançon;
    figurative they're holding the country to ransom ils tiennent le pays en otage;
    figurative a king's ransom une fortune

    Un panorama unique de l'anglais et du français > ransom

  • 12 ransom

    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) løsesum
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) løskøbe
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) holde som gidsel
    * * *
    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) løsesum
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) løskøbe
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.) holde som gidsel

    English-Danish dictionary > ransom

  • 13 Ransom

    ransom ran∙som noun [C, U] • money that is paid to sb so that they will set free a person who is being kept as a prisoner by them • 赎金:
    »The kidnappers demanded a ransom of £50 000 from his family.
    绑架者向他的家人索要赎金 5 万英镑。
    »a ransom demand / note
    索要赎金的要求/通知
    »ransom money
    »They are refusing to pay ransom for her release.
    他们拒绝支付赎金来解救她。
    【IDIOMS】 hold sb to ˈransom 1. to keep sb as a prisoner and demand that other people pay you an amount of money before you set them free • 将…绑票 2. (disapproving) to take action that puts sb in a very difficult situation in order to force them to do what you want • 胁迫;要挟 --› more at king verb [VN] • to pay money to sb so that they will set free the person that they are keeping as a prisoner • (为某人)交付赎金:
    »The kidnapped children were all ransomed and returned home unharmed.
    被绑架的儿童在交付了赎金后均安然回到家中。
    * * *
    ['rænsәm]
    蘭塞姆(姓氏)

    English-Chinese dictionary > Ransom

  • 14 ransom

    ransom ran∙som noun [C, U] • money that is paid to sb so that they will set free a person who is being kept as a prisoner by them • 赎金:
    »The kidnappers demanded a ransom of £50 000 from his family.
    绑架者向他的家人索要赎金 5 万英镑。
    »a ransom demand / note
    索要赎金的要求/通知
    »ransom money
    »They are refusing to pay ransom for her release.
    他们拒绝支付赎金来解救她。
    【IDIOMS】 hold sb to ˈransom 1. to keep sb as a prisoner and demand that other people pay you an amount of money before you set them free • 将…绑票 2. (disapproving) to take action that puts sb in a very difficult situation in order to force them to do what you want • 胁迫;要挟 --› more at king verb [VN] • to pay money to sb so that they will set free the person that they are keeping as a prisoner • (为某人)交付赎金:
    »The kidnapped children were all ransomed and returned home unharmed.
    被绑架的儿童在交付了赎金后均安然回到家中。
    * * *
    ['rænsәm]
    n. 敲詐, 勒索
    vt. 贖回, 勒索贖金

    English-Chinese dictionary > ransom

  • 15 ransom

    n

    to demand ransom from smb ransom — требовать выкуп у кого-л.

    to hold smb to ransom — удерживать кого-л. в качестве заложника для получения выкупа; перен. шантажировать кого-л.

    Politics english-russian dictionary > ransom

  • 16 ransom

    ['rænsəm] 1. noun
    (a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner: They paid a ransom of $40,000; ( also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.) resgate
    2. verb
    1) (to pay money etc to free (someone).) resgatar
    2) (to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his release.)
    * * *
    ran.som
    [r'ænsəm] n 1 resgate. 2 preço de um resgate. 3 preço extorsivo. 4 redenção, expiação. • vt resgatar, remir. a king’s ransom muito dinheiro. to hold someone to ransom seqüestrar para exigir pagamento de resgate.

    English-Portuguese dictionary > ransom

  • 17 ransom

    ran·som [ʼræn(t)səm] n
    Lösegeld nt;
    to demand a \ransom [ein] Lösegeld fordern;
    to hold sb to [or (Am) for] \ransom jdn als Geisel [fest]halten; ( fig) jdn erpressen
    PHRASES:
    a king's \ransom ein Vermögen, eine Riesensumme ( fam) n
    modifier (amount, demand, pickup) Lösegeld-;
    \ransom money Lösegeld nt vt
    to \ransom sb jdn auslösen [o freikaufen]

    English-German students dictionary > ransom

  • 18 ransom

    ['ræn(t)s(ə)m] 1. сущ.

    to demand, exact a ransom from — требовать выкуп за

    to hold smb. to ransom — требовать выкуп за кого-л.

    2) рел. искупление
    3) шотл. огромная цена, арендная плата
    2. гл.
    1) выкупать, освобождать за выкуп
    Syn:
    2) требовать выкуп (за что-л. / кого-л.)
    3) рел. искупать

    Англо-русский современный словарь > ransom

  • 19 ransom

    A n
    1 ( sum) ( also ransom money) rançon f ; to demand/pay a ransom exiger/payer une rançon (for pour) ;
    2 to hold sb to GB ou for US ransom lit garder qn en otage ; fig tenir qn en otage.
    B vtr payer une rançon pour.
    a king's ransom une somme fabuleuse.

    Big English-French dictionary > ransom

  • 20 ransom

    1. [ʹræns(ə)m] n
    1. выкуп

    to hold smb. to ransom - требовать выкупа за кого-л.

    a king's ransom - огромная сумма, большой куш

    ransom price - баснословная цена; ≅ на вес золота

    2. ист. пеня; денежный штраф ( вместо телесного наказания)
    3. рел. искупление

    Order of Our Lady of Ransom - ист. орден богоматери-искупительницы

    2. [ʹræns(ə)m] v
    1. выкупать, платить выкуп

    his wife ransomed him at a heavy price - жена выкупила его, уплатив огромную сумму

    2. 1) требовать выкупа (от кого-л.)
    2) освобождать за выкуп
    3. рел. искупать

    НБАРС > ransom

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  • Ransom —   [ rænsəm], John Crowe, amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Kritiker, * Pulaski (Tennessee) 30. 4. 1888, ✝ Gambier (Ohio) 3.7. 1974; studierte und lehrte (bis 1937) an der Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), wo er zu den wichtigsten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ransom, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 409 Housing Units (2000): 159 Land area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.991359 sq. miles (2.567608 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ransom, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 338 Housing Units (2000): 179 Land area (2000): 0.326169 sq. miles (0.844774 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.326169 sq. miles (0.844774 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • RANSOM — (Heb. כֹּפֶר, kofer), the compensation required to avoid bodily punishment or to free one s self from an undesirable state or condition (Isa. 43:3). The term kofer is related to the Akkadian kapāru ( to wipe off ) or kuppuru ( to expiate ). The… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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