Take by force - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 30/05/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Take by force.

10 letter answer(s) to take by force

COMMANDEER
  1. take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
  2. take over

6 letter answer(s) to take by force

HIJACK
  1. take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
  2. seize control of; "they hijacked the judicial process"
  3. seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

5 letter answer(s) to take by force

SEIZE
  1. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  2. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
  3. take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
  4. take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"
  5. hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"
  6. take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
  7. 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 artwor
USURP
  1. seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
  2. take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"

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