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Synonyms for commandeer

Synonyms for commandeer

to take quick and forcible possession of

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for commandeer

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While federal power to commandeer state officers was generally
East of England Ambulance Service said: "Crews often commandeer vehicles to help transport patients to awaiting helicopters.
The Association of Chief Police Officers said officers had no part to play in going across lines to commandeer red fire engines from fire stations.
There was really nothing to be concerned with,'' said the shuttle commandeer Brent Jett.
Wielding enzymes called hydrogenases, the organisms split hydrogen molecules and commandeer their electrons.
In a world where greed, lust and murder reign, players wage war on horseback, hold up banks, collect bounties on prisoners dead or alive, and commandeer trains as the lines between good and evil are drawn in blood.
If they disagree, the Daily Post understands the Government could still commandeer the vehicles by force under a specific clause in the Fire Act 2004.
But maybe this is the wave of the future: Living artists commandeer a museum to show their own work, with art sales (hopefully) sustaining it.
In 1995 law enforcement authorities in the Philippines broke up a plot by Ramzi Yousef and other Osama bin Laden-connected terrorists, who planned to commandeer U.
The Best Practices outline technology and business methods that will help ISPs maintain cleaner communications channels for their customers and protect their infrastructures from interlopers seeking to commandeer the network.
Tests in mice indicate that the bacterium that causes Lyme disease can commandeer a gene in its interim host--the deer tick--enabling the bacterium to escape immune detection once inside a mammal.
AS A resident of Anfield,I do not want Liverpool FC to commandeer Stanley Park for their new football ground,nor do I want Everton FC to share.
So she must commandeer the wheel of taxicabs that pick her up, and she must be a top sexually, a division of labor that takes an emasculating toll on Toninho.
Did the threat of an estranged gay lover's public confession cause Air Force pilot Craig Button to commandeer an $8.
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