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commandeer

verb

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1 to take control of (a vehicle) by force
  • an airliner commandeered by terrorists

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2 to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
  • commandeered all of the equipment, as if the chem lab belonged solely to him

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The first known use of commandeer was in 1881

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“Commandeer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commandeer. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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