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Verb: confiscate  'kón-fi,skeyt
  1. Take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    "The police confiscated the stolen artwork";
    - impound, attach, sequester, seize, sequestrate
Adjective: confiscate  'kón-fi,skeyt
  1. Surrendered as a penalty
    - forfeit, forfeited

Derived forms: confiscates, confiscated, confiscating

See also: lost

Type of: take

Encyclopedia: Confiscate