Definition of confiscate
to confiscate (third-person singular simple present confiscates, present participle confiscating, simple past and past participle confiscated)
- (transitive) To take possession of by force or authority; expropriate.
In schools it is common for teachers to confiscate electronic games and other distractions.
- rob (e.g. "Robbers broke into our house and confiscated our valuables")
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