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Synonyms for confiscate
ˈkɒn fəˌskeɪt, kənˈfɪs keɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confiscate, forfeit, forfeited(verb)

    surrendered as a penalty

    Synonyms:
    forfeit, forfeited

    Antonyms:
    won

  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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    won

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confiscate

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confiscate

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

    Antonyms:
    restore, release, refund

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confiscate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cause to be forfeited, condemn to public use

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    confiscates, forfeit, seize, confiscation, expropriate

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Veena
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