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synonyms for preempting

  • acquire
  • annex
  • anticipate
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • bump
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • expropriate
  • obtain
  • seize
  • sequester
  • take
  • usurp
  • accroach

antonyms for preempting

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  • doubt
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give
  • keep
  • lose
  • offer
  • refuse
  • reject
  • relinquish
  • surrender
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How to use preempting in a sentence

She stepped through her curtain and said gaily: "You're preempting my privilege, Philip."
CLAIRELESLIE BURTON BLADES
He called up both women, alleging a visit to strike headquarters to one, and preempting the other for the afternoon.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
I felt like going into the Northwest and preempting a homestead.
ONE WAY OUTWILLIAM CARLETON
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