Definition of confiscates


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • confiscates is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • confiscates is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of confiscates

  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb)

    Examples

    1. The police confiscated the stolen artwork

    Synonyms

    1. attach
    2. impound
    3. seize
    4. sequester

  • surrendered as a penalty (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. forfeit
    2. forfeited

See definition of confiscates in Merriam Webster