What are some opposite words for confiscate?

Antonyms for confiscate
ˈkɒn fəˌskeɪt, kənˈfɪs keɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term confiscate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confiscate, forfeit, forfeited(verb)

    surrendered as a penalty

    Antonyms:
    won

    Synonyms:
    forfeit, forfeited

  2. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize(verb)

    take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

    "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

    Antonyms:
    won

    Synonyms:
    clutch, get hold of, tie, set apart, arrogate, sequester, capture, withdraw, attach, prehend, seclude, isolate, impound, assume, pound, keep apart, conquer, usurp, bind, grab, sequestrate, take over, seize, appropriate, bond

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confiscate

    Antonyms:
    allot, appoint, apportion, assign, award, destine, distribute, divide, give, grant, mete out, portion out, select, set apart

    Synonyms:
    appropriate, deny, refuse, resume, retain, seize, withhold

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confiscate

    Antonyms:
    restore, release, refund

    Synonyms:
    seize, escheat, dis, possess, sequestrate, distrain

How to use confiscate in a sentence?

  1. Governor Ralph Northam:

    No one is calling out the National Guard. No one is cutting off your electricity, or turning off the Internet. No one is going door-to-door to confiscate guns, these laws are intended to keep Virginians safe. Period. It's time to act.

  2. Mick Zais:

    The Commission will not be looking at ways to confiscate those weapons or abrogate the second amendment, but what we will be doing is looking at specific age limits for the purchase of specific kinds of weapons.

  3. Steve Kraus:

    Unfortunately it's a common problem in just about every country in the world, when you confiscate condoms, studies again and again show that condoms are less likely to be used. Commercial sex is going to take place in more risky venues, where the women selling sex are more vulnerable to violence, extortion, robbery, assault, gang rape.

  4. Bari Abdelatif:

    Sometimes they follow the woman home and detain her father, or they confiscate her ID and tell her to come back with her father to pick it up.

  5. Roger Quarles Mills:

    Prohibition was introduced as a fraud; it has been nursed as a fraud. It is wrapped in the livery of Heaven, but it comes to serve the devil. It comes to regulate by law our appetites and our daily lives. It comes to tear down liberty and build up fanaticism, hypocrisy, and intolerance. It comes to confiscate by legislative decree the property of many of our fellow citizens. It comes to send spies, detectives, and informers into our homes; to have us arrested and carried before courts and condemned to fines and imprisonments. It comes to dissipate the sunlight of happiness, peace, and prosperity in which we are now living and to fill our land with alienations, estrangements, and bitterness. It comes to bring us evil - only evil - and that continually. Let us rise in our might as one and overwhelm it with such indignation that we shall never hear of it again as long as grass grows and water runs.

How to pronounce confiscate?

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How to say confiscate in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#625release
#1367award
#1732grant
#2642won
#4982refund
#5701restore
#6874distribute
#8011assign
#8328divide
#12149appoint
#45153allot
#67809confiscate
#79102apportion
#187258destine

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