Usurp Synonyms and Antonyms

yo͝o-sûrp', -zûrp'

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Synonyms for Usurp

To set aside for a specific use or certain person
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To receive or adopt.
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To lay claim to for oneself or as one's right
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(Idiomatic) To appropriate something without permission.
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To take illegally, or without the owner's permission, something owned by someone else.
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To obtain or remove by pulling with twisting movements:
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To force into military service.
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To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
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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.
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To draw; to deduce; to derive.
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Of government: forcibly to divest another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
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Antonyms for Usurp

To accept to give up, withdraw etc.
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To give oneself up to another's power or control, esp. as a prisoner
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(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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Words Related to Usurp

To focus the attention or intellect on:
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(May take two objects) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
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Find another word for usurp. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for usurp, like: seize, appropriate, assume, accroach, lay-hold-of, relinquish, surrender, take over, steal, give and wrest.