Synonyms for Confiscate:
n.encroach, requisition, rob, go off with, repossess. •appropriate (noun)
seize, sequester, impound, attach.
•steal; seize (verb)
appropriate, take, expropriate, annex, impound, commandeer, sequester, usurp, grab.
annex, deprive, capture, usurp, levy, abduct, get, amass, bag, collect, catch, appropriate, monopolize, impound, grab, take, procure, nab, harvest, reap, commandeer, acquire, gather.
Usage examples for confiscate
If the Kaiser confiscate your Uncles, against law; seize your Pommern; rob you on the public highways,- George Wilhelm, even in such case, is full of dubitations. – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle