Sinonimi: ransom money
ETYM Old Eng. raunson, raunsoun, Old Fren. rançon, raençon, raançon, French rançon, from Latin redemptio, from redimere to redeem. Related to Redeem, Redemption.
1. Money demanded for the return of a captured person; SYN. ransom money.
2. Payment for the release of someone.
3. The act of freeing from captivity or punishment.