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Another word for preempt

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

      1. To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.
      2. To take over or occupy without right:
      3. To take the place of (another) without legal authority; supplant.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. To seize for military or police use; confiscate.
      2. To take arbitrarily or by force:
      3. To force into military service.
      1. To take for granted; suppose:
      2. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
      3. To undertake the duties of (an office):
      1. To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
      2. To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
      1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
      2. To set apart for a specific use:
      3. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
    See also:

    give

  2. To cause to be busy or in use

Another word for preempt

Verb
      1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
      2. To set apart for a specific use:
      3. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. To gain possession of:
      2. To get by one's own efforts:
      3. To gain through experience; come by:
    See also:

    obtain