repossess - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˌriːpəˈzes/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrepossess
he/she/itrepossesses
present participlerepossessing
past tenserepossessed
past participlerepossessed
  1. to take back something that someone had promised to pay you for over a period of time because they are unable to continue paying you for it

    They’ve even had their new house repossessed.

derived word

repossession

 

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/ˌriːpəˈzeʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularrepossession
pluralrepossessions