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Another word for commandeer

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Verb
  1. To take quick and forcible possession of

      1. To grasp or seize suddenly, eagerly, or without right, warning, etc.; grab
      2. To take, get, or avail oneself of hastily or while there is a chance
      3. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
      1. To lay sudden or forcible hold of something.
      2. To take hold of suddenly or forcibly, with or as with the hand; clutch
      3. To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
      1. To snatch or try to snatch something
      2. To capture or restrain; arrest.
      3. (Informal) To get or take quickly
      1. To deprive of ownership; dispossess
      2. To transfer (property) from another to oneself
      3. To take (land, property, etc.) from its owner; esp., to take for public use or in the public interest, as by right of eminent domain
      1. To seize (private property) for the public treasury, usually as a penalty
      2. To seize by authority:
      3. To seize by or as by authority; appropriate
    See also:

    give

  2. To lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

      1. To practice or commit usurpation (on or upon)
      2. To take the place of (another) without legal authority; supplant.
      3. To take over or occupy without right:
      1. To carry in one's possession:
      2. To start growing; root or germinate:
      3. To convey by transportation:
      1. To come to a halt:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      1. To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
      2. To prevent from happening by acting ahead of time; forestall
      3. To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
      1. To make a supposition; suppose or believe:
      2. To put oneself into
      3. (Archaic) To take in or receive
      1. To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
      2. To ascribe or attribute without reason
      3. To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
      1. To set aside for a specific use or certain person
      2. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
      3. To take improperly, as without permission
    See also:

    give

Another word for commandeer

Verb
  1. To force into military service

      1. To treat (sewage) with air so that aerobes will become active in it, thus purifying it
      2. To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
      3. To organize or create (a military unit, for example):
      1. To enroll for compulsory service in the armed forces; draft
      2. To force (labor, capital, etc.) into service for the government
      1. To draw up a preliminary version of or plan for.
      2. To create by thinking and writing; compose:
      3. (Sports) To select (a player) during or in a draft
  2. To seize for public use

      1. To seize (private property) for the public treasury, especially as a penalty for wrongdoing.
      2. To seize by authority:
      3. To seize by or as by authority; appropriate
      1. To set off or apart; separate; segregate; often, to segregate or isolate (the jury) during a trial
      2. To cause to withdraw into seclusion:
      3. To take and hold (property) by judicial authority, for safekeeping or as security, until a legal dispute is resolved
      1. To set aside for a specific use or certain person
      2. To take for one's own or exclusive use
    See also:

    seize