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  Words related to usurp

Related / Similar Words: assume, seize, take over, arrogate

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terorist act broke";

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    Hyponyms: annex, appropriate, capture, seize, conquer, preoccupy, raid

     

    Derivational Morphology: confiscation, arrogation, arrogator, coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover, usurpation, usurper, supplanter, assumption, laying claim

     

    Anagrams: Purus

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: zich   Esperanto: uzurpi  
    French: usurper   German: usurpieren  
    Icelandic: hrifsa völd   Latin: usurpare  
    Norwegian: usurpere   Polish: uzurpować  
    Portuguese: usurpar   Romanian: uzurpa  
    Spanish: usurpar  
     
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