hijack - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈhaɪdʒæk/
present tense
I/you/we/theyhijack
he/she/ithijacks
present participlehijacking
past tensehijacked
past participlehijacked
  1. 2
    showing disapproval to take control of an organization or activity and use it for your own purposes

derived word

hijacker

 

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/ˈhaɪˌdʒækə(r)/
noun [countable]
singularhijacker
pluralhijackers