Definition of Confiscation:

  1. The action of taking or seizing someones property with authority; seizure.

  2. Seizure and expropriation of private property by a government or its agency as a punishment for breach of a law. In confiscation, a property is expropriated (see expropriation) without the consent of its owner and (unlike in condemnation) usually without any compensation. See also eminent domain.

Synonyms of Confiscation

Seizure, Impounding, Commandeering, Requisition, Requisitioning, Appropriation, Expropriation, Sequestration, Taking away, Annexation

How to use Confiscation in a sentence?

  1. If youre are pulled over in your car by the police, any illegal substances they find are subject to confiscation ,even if they arent yours.
  2. The confiscation of our object was very bad because we had a lot of fun using it and manipulating it for ourselves.
  3. A court ordered the confiscation of her property.
  4. You may need to use confiscation if someone at your workplace has something that you do not allow inside your ofice.

Meaning of Confiscation & Confiscation Definition