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confiscate

 
Adjective confiscate has 2 senses
  1. confiscate, forfeit, forfeited - surrendered as a penalty
    Antonym: won (indirect, via lost)
  2. appropriated, condemned, confiscate, confiscated, seized, taken over - taken without permission or consent especially by public authority; "the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf"; "the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain"
    Antonym: given (indirect, via taken)
Verb confiscate has 1 sense
  1. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize - take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
    --1 is one way to take
    Derived form: noun confiscation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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