Definition of 乗っ取る

のっとるnottoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to take over; to capture; to seize; to commandeer; to occupy; to usurp
  • to hijack (vehicle, account, etc.)

Example Sentences

If this airplane were to be hijacked, what in the world would you do?
The armed hijackers terrified the passengers.
The hijacker demanded a ransom of two million dollars.
We cannot meet the demands of the hijackers.
The army took over the government.

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