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1. confiscate

verb. ['ˈkɑːnfəˌskeɪt'] take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • attach
  • sequester
  • distrain
  • impound
  • garnishee
  • garnish
  • take

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • disconnect
  • unsaddle
  • unbind

Etymology

  • confiscare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Confiscate

  • abdicate
  • adjudicate
  • advocate
  • aguacate
  • allocate
  • aluminosilicate
  • authenticate
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcate
  • cheapskate
  • communicate
  • complicate
  • dedicate
  • deprecate
  • domesticate
  • duplicate
  • educate
  • educate
  • equivocate
  • eradicate

How do you pronounce confiscate?

Pronounce confiscate as ˈkɑnfəˌskeɪt.

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Sentences with confiscate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Women in the MGT search other women entering the mosque and confiscate contraband when necessary.

2. Verb, base form
The officer can also confiscate your license if you refuse to take a blood alcohol level test.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
And they confiscate items that could be used as weapons.

2. confiscate

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfəˌskeɪt'] surrendered as a penalty.

Synonyms

  • lost
  • forfeit

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • applaud
  • acquit

Etymology

  • confiscare (Latin)
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