Nouns (2)

highjack, hijack
n. seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

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hijack
v. seize control of; "they hijacked the judicial process"

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Fuzzynyms (30)

impress, shanghai
v. take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied after being drugged"
counterfeit, fake, forge
v. make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
take over, take possession of, seize, appropriate
v. 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"
sequester
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered"
usurp
v. take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
pirate
v. copy illegally; of published material
plagiarise, lift, plagiarize
v. take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
conquer, seize, capture, appropriate
v. 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"
reave, foray, pillage, ransack, rifle, strip, loot, despoil, plunder
v. steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
plunder, loot
v. take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors"

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