Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Confiscate"

  • The meaning of "Confiscate" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. @prominencial To take away Examples: Mark,if i see your phone again during class i will consficate it. The guards consficated items that can be used as a weapon.

  • Example sentences using "Confiscate"

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    2. Definition (taken from Google's dictionary): -take or seize (someone's property) with authority. "the guards confiscated his camera" -take (a possession, especially land) as a penalty and give it to the public treasury. "the government confiscated his property" My examples: -"The teacher confiscated the student's phone." If a student uses his phone during class, the teacher has the authority to take it, and the teacher probably will take it. -"The police confiscated the felon's gun." The police indeed has the authority to take the felon's gun so that he won't be able to use it anymore.

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    2. The teacher confiscated the toy from her student. (Means to take, usually the person taking is in some kind of authority position) The police impounded my car. (Means essentially the same thing as confiscate but always in a legal context and most often in regards to cars) The bank seized my assets. (To take by force, could be legal or not.)

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    2. Ike to take something away so like I will confiscate your phone or in will confiscate your license

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    2. he confiscated the student's phone. the police confiscated the suspects purse. The FBI confiscated the classified files. The files were confiscated from the chairman.

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    2. The police found illegal paraphernalia in my car and confiscated it as evidence.

  • Similar words to "Confiscate" and their differences

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    2. The often can mean the same thing, but not always. “The governor confiscated Mr. Ander’s property.” “The prime minister seized all of Ann’s assets.” “She seized his arm.” “He confiscated their snacks.” Seized can sometimes refer to a very physical movement like grabbing someone’s arm, but can also be a broader term for taking control of/over someone’s position/possessions. Confiscate is usually like taking control of/over someone’s position/possessions.

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    2. The two words have very similar meaning. Confiscate is usually used when things are taken away forever as punishment. Impound would be use when something is taken away temporary such as the police will take the car away for sometime because the driver was speeding. He will get the car eventually.

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    2. 21:)

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    2. if its past tense- its confiscated or its been confiscated

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