Verb(1) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Adjective(1) surrendered as a penalty
(1) Protesters called upon the government to confiscate its property.(2) There was of course a danger that the serfowners might confiscate land from the peasants, forcing all their holdings down to the minimum.(3) Where appropriate they also confiscate alcohol from under age drinkers.(4) They will have no powers of arrest, but will be able to issue fixed penalties and confiscate alcohol.(5) If you violate the country's camera use rules, they may confiscate your equipment and we have absolutely no recourse.(6) The order, once implemented, would give officers powers to stop someone drinking in a public place and to confiscate any alcohol.(7) They could destroy or confiscate property, without compensation.(8) As part of the deal, the city would even confiscate land from private owners so that the Rangers owners could engage in real estate speculation.(9) This is considered such a serious crime that, if caught, the law has the authority to confiscate the vehicle.(10) Police would be called if a need to confiscate equipment arose.(11) There will be new powers to fine noisy neighbours Ôö¼├║100 and confiscate stereo equipment.(12) Did he have the right to confiscate Electoral land?(13) Thus, we don't jail people without trial or confiscate their property without a hearing.(14) He says only that he does not intend to expand the building lines or confiscate new land for settlements.(15) This law is seldom enforced, but the next morning the authorities agreed to confiscate our little chimpanzee.(16) He accused these ├ö├ç├┐tyrants├ö├ç├û of having robbed the Irish people for centuries by confiscating their lands, destroying their homesteads, and sentencing millions to emigration or death by starvation.
1. impound ::
2. seize ::
3. commandeer ::
4. requisition ::
5. appropriate ::
6. expropriate ::
7. sequester ::
8. sequestrate ::
10. distrain ::
11. forfeit ::
12. forfeited ::
Different Formsconfiscate, confiscated, confiscates, confiscating
Word Example from TV Shows
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It's illegal to CONFISCATE phones
without a court order.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 4
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