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synonyms for expropriate

  • annex
  • confiscate
  • requisition
  • sequester
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • commandeer
  • dispossess
  • impound
  • preempt
  • take
  • accroach
  • deprive of property
  • take over
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antonyms for expropriate

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  • give
  • keep
  • refuse
  • reject
  • distribute
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How to use expropriate in a sentence

Barrs would not come to expropriate his cauliflowers and early potatoes.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
The old theory was that the state would expropriate this industry and become the employer of all engaged in it.
TWENTIETH CENTURY SOCIALISMEDMOND KELLY
In taking over the waterways the Realm acquires the right to expropriate, to fix rates, and to administer the river police system.
THE NEW GERMANYGEORGE YOUNG
Our watchword must be: to arm the proletariat so that it may defeat, expropriate, and disarm the bourgeoisie.
BOLSHEVISMJOHN SPARGO
The State makes him pay taxes; it ventures to expropriate him for the public good.
ANARCHISM AND SOCIALISMGEORGE PLECHANOFF
To expropriate such owners can by no means be a desire of the Socialistic proletariat.
OUR REVOLUTIONLEON TROTZKY
The Government has the right to expropriate land for the purpose of excavations.
HOW TO OBSERVE IN ARCHAEOLOGYVARIOUS
This becomes clear as soon as an attempt is made to expropriate anything.
THE CONQUEST OF BREADPETER KROPOTKIN
Capitalism has expropriated the human race, the General Strike aims to expropriate capitalism.
MOTHER EARTH, VOL. 1 NO. 1, MARCH 1906VARIOUS
The state may expropriate any work after the death of an author on paying to the proprietor a compensation named by three experts.
COPYRIGHT: ITS HISTORY AND ITS LAWRICHARD ROGERS BOWKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPROPRIATE

  • accroach
  • appropriate
  • assume
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • demand
  • expropriate
  • preempt
  • presume
  • seize
  • take
  • usurp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.