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Synonyms for commandeer

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to take quick and forcible possession of

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

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to Michael Collins, Anti-Federalist support for commandeering would have
Commandeering states' secrets adds to that expense by giving citizens an additional incentive to conceal their activity from state regulators: doing so may dramatically reduce the chances that federal regulators will catch them.
To begin, commandeering states' secrets can make it far more difficult for states to gather data about regulated activity.
No other unit has the capabilities that the shayetet has in boarding and commandeering ships in the middle of the ocean.
Taggatz for his excellent commandeering during a critical time in the company's development.
I suggest that the conventional wisdom has misjudged the commandeering of states' secrets.
Some of the worst abuses by Perez and his partner, Nino Durden, included the commandeering of taxi cabs while on duty, exploitation of informants to make their own drug deals, and a ``Lone Ranger'' style of working gang cases absent accountability to supervisors.
Laboratory are now commandeering sugar-manipulating enzymes to assemble laboratory-modified sugar components into new polysaccharides.
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The controversial public health measures needed to respond to a public health emergency - such as isolation and quarantine of individuals, commandeering and use of facilities, and mass treatment of vulnerable populations - are issues that must be addressed and resolved.
WebEngine Blazer has the power in a compact form factor to reliably process and store large volumes of Web content without commandeering expensive facility space.
This leads to a trumped-up crisis and county child services commandeering custody of the girl.
Commandeering an engaging storyline featuring a lively bunch of characters, Pajama Sam first donned his cape and grabbed his flashlight in October 1996 when he set out to face his fear of Darkness in Pajama Sam in No Need to Hide When it's Dark Outside.
A Reseda man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to shooting a man, commandeering a bus and leading police on a harrowing downtown chase that ended with a fatal crash.
Due to their own success, commandeering airplanes has now become considerably more difficult, increasing all the more their need to seek out new vulnerabilities - like America's complete lack of antimissile protection.
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