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To take something away from someone

go off with

to leave with something that belongs to someone else

seize

verb

to take something using official power and force

rob

verb

to take something such as an opportunity, skill, or quality from someone, often in an unfair way

deprive

verb

if you deprive someone of something, you take it away from them or prevent them from having it

snatch

verb

to pull or take something away quickly

encroach

verb

to gradually take something such as power or authority from someone else

repossess

verb

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

confiscate

verb

to officially remove someone’s possessions for legal reasons or as a punishment

impound

verb

if the police or other officials impound something, they take it away from someone because they have done something illegal

requisition

verb

if the army or another group requisitions something, they formally order it to be given to them to be used for official purposes

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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alms

money, food, or clothes given to poor people

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