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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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that the federal government may commandeer those officers.
As it stands, the federal government can commandeer virtually any piece of information the states possess.
Later, I show why this view is misguided: as a matter of both normative and positive legal theory, constitutional federalism juris prudence should and, upon closer inspection, already does, limit the federal government's power to commandeer states' secrets.
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.
In other words, one might suppose that the Fifth Amendment authorizes the grand jury to commandeer information--or even other investigatory services--from states for use in its investigations.
There was really nothing to be concerned with,'' said the shuttle commandeer Brent Jett.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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