to take as if by rightThe soldiers commandeered vehicles in the capital.
Police were reported to have seized all copies of the newspaper.
Several other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
Two men tried to hijack a plane on a flight from Riga to Murmansk.
They confiscated weapons, ammunition and propaganda material.
The vessel was requisitioned by the navy.
Everything he owned was sequestered.
The Bolsheviks expropriated the property of the landowners.
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in the sense of appropriate
to take for one's own use without permissionSeveral other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
in the sense of confiscate
to seize (property) by authorityThey confiscated weapons, ammunition and propaganda material.
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