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Synonyms for preempt

verb take over in place of another
  • acquire
  • annex
  • anticipate
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • bump
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • expropriate
  • obtain
  • seize
  • sequester
  • take
  • usurp
  • accroach

Antonyms for preempt

  • doubt
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give
  • keep
  • lose
  • offer
  • refuse
  • reject
  • relinquish
  • surrender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to preempt

arrogate

verb. claim without justification
  • accroach
  • appropriate
  • assume
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • demand
  • expropriate
  • preempt
  • presume
  • seize
  • take
  • usurp

assume

verb. adopt, acquire

assumes

verb. adopt, acquire

commandeer

verb. seize, take over

commandeering

verb. seize, take over

confiscate

verb. steal; seize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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