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synonyms for commandeering

  • confiscate
  • hijack
  • activate
  • annex
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • conscript
  • draft
  • enslave
  • expropriate
  • grab
  • liberate
  • preempt
  • requisition
  • sequester
  • sequestrate
  • snatch
  • take
  • usurp
  • accroach
  • moonlight requisition
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antonyms for commandeering

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  • give
  • keep
  • let go
  • receive
  • refuse
  • reject
  • stop
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How to use commandeering in a sentence

We have even heard of such things as the commandeering of the beasts of an English traveller for Government service.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
It was made possible by the Council's course in commandeering to its side the business men of the United States.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS
They were wrangling about the commandeering of gold and the sjamboking—shamboking, you pronounce it—of Johannesburg refugees.
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
Stealing has been abolished in South Africa—it is all commandeering now!
FROM ALDERSHOT TO PRETORIAW. E. SELLERS
They were undoubtedly the best commandeering agents the Boers ever had.
IN THE SHADOW OF DEATHP. H. KRITZINGER AND R. D. MCDONALD
He indicates that peace might be arranged if I will give a guarantee against further horse or cattle commandeering.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
The French Army moved in; and, commandeering hotel after hotel, transformed them into its hospitals.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCEEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Pickets were now commandeering or destroying every automobile that attempted to pass the main highways.
THE FALL OF A NATIONTHOMAS DIXON
"It's a good thing Rachel put a stopper on commandeering," commented Delia.
THE JOLLIEST SCHOOL OF ALLANGELA BRAZIL
And there was plenty of commandeering done during that dreadful march, or the men would have died of starvation.
FROM ALDERSHOT TO PRETORIAW. E. SELLERS
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMANDEERING

  • abduction
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • apprehension
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • arrest
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • confiscation
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hit the jackpot
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • occupation
  • pick up
  • pinch
  • pull
  • run in
  • securing
  • seizing
  • seizure
  • sweep
  • taking
  • taking captive
  • trapping
  • trip
  • winning
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