Synonyms for expropriate
- deprive of property
- take over
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPROPRIATE
This becomes clear as soon as an attempt is made to expropriate anything.
Barrs would not come to expropriate his cauliflowers and early potatoes.
The Government has the right to expropriate land for the purpose of excavations.
To expropriate such owners can by no means be a desire of the Socialistic proletariat.
The State makes him pay taxes; it ventures to expropriate him for the public good.
Capitalism has expropriated the human race, the General Strike aims to expropriate capitalism.
In taking over the waterways the Realm acquires the right to expropriate, to fix rates, and to administer the river police system.
The state may expropriate any work after the death of an author on paying to the proprietor a compensation named by three experts.
Our watchword must be: to arm the proletariat so that it may defeat, expropriate, and disarm the bourgeoisie.
1610s, back-formation from expropriation, or from earlier adjective (mid-15c.), or from Medieval Latin expropriatus, past participle of expropriare "to deprive of one's own." Related: Expropriated; expropriating.