Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb commandeer

1 sense of commandeer

Sense 1
commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate -- (take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami")
       => seize -- (take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages")

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