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commandeer

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of commandeer

  1. 1 to take control of (a vehicle) by force an airliner commandeered by terrorists Synonyms hijack (also highjack) Related Words carjack, skyjack; appropriate, confiscate, expropriate, seize

  2. 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 Synonyms arrogate, appropriate, convert, expropriate, pirate, preempt, press, seize, take over, usurpRelated Words annex, attach, claim, confiscate, impound, repossess, sequester; assume, collar, grab, grasp, snatch, steal, wrench, wrest; despoil, loot, pillage; encroach, infringe, invade, occupy, preoccupy, trespass; embezzle, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate


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