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confiscate

confiscate

confiscate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confiscate

Definition
(verb) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Synonyms : attach , impound , seize , sequester
Example Sentence
  • The FBI seized the drugs
  • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
  • The police confiscated the stolen artwork

Definition
(adj) surrendered as a penalty
Synonyms : forfeit , forfeited

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for confiscate

fist means hand. confiscate is grabbing, taking away, seize, taking possesion.
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by arulmozhi

con cat ate up fish,have to seize his bell as punishment.....lol
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by zahirsohag23

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