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

1 sense of confiscate

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")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Antonyms of adj confiscate

1 sense of confiscate

Sense 1
confiscate, forfeit, forfeited -- (surrendered as a penalty)

INDIRECT (VIA lost) -> won -- (not subject to defeat; "with that move it's a won game")

Similarity of adj confiscate

1 sense of confiscate

Sense 1
confiscate, forfeit, forfeited -- (surrendered as a penalty)
       => lost (vs. won) -- (not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize")

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