commandeering

[ kom-uh n-deer ]SEE DEFINITION OF commandeering

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMANDEERING

He found John Tegan commandeering a squad of ten dirty-faced men.

Hide all your best things away from the Stars, or they'll be commandeering them.

Stealing has been abolished in South Africa—it is all commandeering now!

Tommy is certainly a nailer at what he terms "commandeering."

The commandeering of cattle was an industry now well established.

Only shortage of breath occasioned by altitude and outraged sensibilities prevented her commandeering an airplane!

Our (Orange Free State) law is based on the principle that in case of war, all cost could be met by commandeering notes.

In default of a general application of Martial Law, "commandeering" was not possible.

They say the Germans will just march into Ghent and march out again, commandeering a few things here and there.

The brigadier examined it carefully, and then sent his orderly to fetch the commandeering officer.

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