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Synonyms for impound

Synonyms for impound

take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

place or shut up in a pound

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It punishes motorists who drive without licenses by holding their vehicles in impound for 30 days.
Animal control officials say the decline in cat impounds alone argues in favor of enacting an even stiffer sterilization law.
Fearing lawsuits charging poor enforcement, City Attorney James Hahn's office wants to change city law so that the Animal Regulation Department no longer is bound to impound abused or neglected animals on private property.
Los Angeles police officers say the ability to impound vehicles is a useful tool for law enforcement.
The Los Angeles Police Department will no longer impound vehicles of unlicensed drivers, a practice decried for years as unfair to illegal immigrants.
To them, 30-day impounds are money in the bank, whether or not the owner redeems the vehicle.
One of the casualties of the impound rule will be Happy Hour, the two 45-minute practice periods run before race day.