Synonyms for Confiscation:


expropriation, give. capture (noun)
appropriation, apprehension, capture, occupation, arrest, acquisition, seizure, abduction.
confiscation (noun)
seizure (noun)
appropriation, expropriation, arrogation.
stealing (noun)
usurpation (noun)

Other synonyms:

expropriation. Other relevant words:
arrogation, expropriation.

Usage examples for confiscation

  1. Dr. Cornelius indignantly declined, and the old tory father left his son to his fate; but after the war ended that son was enabled to save his father's property from confiscation – Journal of Dr. Elias Cornelius, a Revolutionary Surgeon by Elias Cornelius
  2. The Orange flag is the symbol of conquest, confiscation racial and religious ascendancy. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  3. All merchandize to be landed at the Hospital wharf, and no where else, under penalty of confiscation and those articles which are brought from the eastward of the Cape of Good Hope, are to pay five per cent. – The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811) by David Dickinson Mann