Commandeer

Definition of Commandeer

Com`man`deer´
v. t.1.(Mil.) To compel to perform military service; to seize for military purposes; - orig. used of the Boers.
[imp. & p. p. Commandeered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Commandeering.]
2.To take arbitrary or forcible possession of.

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