Confiscate

Definition of Confiscate

Con´fis`cate
a.1.Seized and appropriated by the government to the public use; forfeited.
Lest that your goods too soon be confiscate.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To seize as forfeited to the public treasury; to appropriate to the public use.
[imp. & p. p. Confiscated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confiscating.]
It was judged that he should be banished and his whole estate confiscated and seized.
- Bacon.

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accroach, annex, appropriate, arrogate, attach, collectivize, commandeer, communalize, communize, distrain, expropriate, garnish, impound, impress, levy, nationalize, preempt, press, replevin, replevy, sequester, sequestrate, socialize, take away
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