Synonyms for confiscate

Synonyms for (verb) confiscate

Synonyms: seize, sequester, attach, impound, confiscate

Definition: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

Usage: The FBI seized the drugs; The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment; The police confiscated the stolen artwork

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms for (adjective) confiscate

Synonyms: confiscate, forfeit, forfeited

Definition: surrendered as a penalty

Similar words: lost

Definition: not gained or won

Usage: a lost battle; a lost prize