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preempt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of preempt

  1. to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right the thoughtless teenagers had preempted front-row seats that were reserved for the guests of honor Synonyms of preempt arrogate, commandeer, convert, expropriate, pirate, appropriate, press, seize, take over, usurpWords Related to preempt 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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