verb (used with object)
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Origin of commandeer
Words nearby commandeer
Example sentences from the Web for commandeer
They interviewed Magness multiple times in the proceeding months and commandeered his laptop and phone, which they scoured for evidence of further wrongdoing.Inside a secret running program at Nike and a win-at-all-costs corporate culture|Rachel King|October 6, 2020|Fortune
The dog wants to be free of its leash and bound around in the grass with the other dogs just as the girls wanted to break free of my hand to commandeer the playground toys.Investors look to buck a four-week losing streak, sending global stocks higher|Bernhard Warner|September 28, 2020|Fortune
State officials who prudently expanded stocks of personal protective equipment were unsure whether supplies would be commandeered by the federal government.Times of strife can lead to medical innovation—when governments are willing|By Jeffrey Clemens/The Conversation|September 9, 2020|Popular Science
In the mood to commandeer a Boeing 727 and demand half a million dollars in ransom?
Surely he never intended to commandeer the courthouses of Kabul where we would square off against the Taliban—lawyer to lawyer.
They now commandeer well-organized battalions of volunteers who could turn out voters for Obama.
Then in the Sikukuni war it was Frank Muller who caused them to commandeer uncle's two best waggons and spans.Jess|H. Rider Haggard
Further, General de Villiers was enjoined to commandeer the Harrismith burghers anew.Through Shot and Flame|J. D. Kestell.
I managed to commandeer a motor ambulance and stow them in it.The Great War As I Saw It|Frederick George Scott
I am most confident of that, since I am about to commandeer the Poet.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
I only hope they wont want to commandeer it for carrying soldiers down to the Serbian border.Motor Boat Boys Down the Danube|Louis Arundel