Synonyms for commandeer
- moonlight requisition
Antonyms for commandeer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMANDEER
Before she had finished she had had to commandeer the whole of the bed, and was weary and confused.
Our present troop officer is great on the commandeer, and very popular.
Badly as boats were needed, Dave had to commandeer two of the smallest.
He knew, too, that to commandeer a destroyer for a private errand was inadmissable.
Why shouldn't he commandeer the machine and make his escape that way?
I had the horses saddled and every one who could commandeer an animal mounted one.
How about the stuff aboard the old boat—had we ought to commandeer that?
They went to his place, and started in to commandeer all his stuff.
I am most confident of that, since I am about to commandeer the Poet.
I managed to commandeer a motor ambulance and stow them in it.
1881, from Dutch (especially Afrikaans) kommandeeren "to command" (for military service), from French commander (see command (v.)). Related: Commandeered; commandeering.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMMANDEER
- carry out
- crack down
- egg on
- force upon
- insist on
- lean on
- put into effect
- put screws to