Synonyms of impounding


1. impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage, seizure

usage: placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law


1. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize, take

usage: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

2. impound, pound, restrain, confine, hold

usage: place or shut up in a pound; "pound the cows so they don't stray"

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