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Synonyms for confiscate

Synonyms for confiscate

to take quick and forcible possession of

Synonyms for confiscate

take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

surrendered as a penalty

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The US customs ranked first this year with regard to confiscating items that violated intellectual property, with 7,554 operations, and ranked eighth in terms of confiscated items with 16,501,136 copied items.
62 million after confiscating 10 illegal gateways and 45 tellulars.
SECURITY officers at Newcastle International Airport are confiscating 40 cans of beans a week from customer hand luggage.
SANTA CLARITA -- Nearly 100 deputies swarmed through areas of Canyon Country, Valencia and Newhall Wednesday morning, arresting 14 people and confiscating swastika-emblazoned knives, two guns and several bags of narcotics during a probation and warrant sweep.
A state prison inmate brought a [section] 1983 action alleging that corrections officials violated his constitutional rights by confiscating his anarchist pamphlets.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-5 March 2004-Norwegian cinema will stop confiscating sweets not bought in the theatre(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.