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confiscate

con·fis·cate

confiscate

pronunciation:
kan fih skeIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: confiscated, confiscates, confiscating
definition: to take by the power of authority.
The teacher confiscated the paper airplanes.The army confiscated the rebels' guns.
antonyms:
return
similar words:
appropriate, seize
derivations: confiscation (n.), confiscator (n.)