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commandeer

com·man·deer

commandeer

 
 
pronunciation:
ka mn dir
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: commandeered, commandeering, commandeers
definition 1: to force (a civilian) into, or seize (goods) for, the military.
The army commandeered the farmer's horses.
synonyms:
impress
similar words:
coerce, confiscate, conscript, draft, induct, requisition, seize, take
definition 2: to take by force or without authorization.
synonyms:
appropriate, expropriate, seize
similar words:
confiscate, requisition, take
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