What is another word for escheat?

72 synonyms found


[ ˈɛʃiːt], [ ˈɛʃiːt], [ ˈɛ_ʃ_iː_t]

Escheat is a term used in legal and financial contexts to describe the forfeiture of property or assets by the government when there is no apparent owner or heir. However, there are various synonyms for the word escheat that also refer to the same concept such as confiscation, expropriation, sequestration, and reversion. All these terms have some common grounds and refer to the transfer of property or assets without consent or compensation to the rightful owner. Although these synonyms have different linguistic connotations, they all relate to the same fundamental principle of taking away the property or assets from the owner when they remain unclaimed or unowned.

How to use "Escheat" in context?

Escape is the best way to describe the popular game mode, escorting. Escorting is when a player (or team) is assigned to protect a specific player or object while they're evacuated from the game. Protecting means keeping the player safe while they're moved from point A to point B. Escorts can be a lot of fun, and are a great way to test your skills as a player.

In order to take part in escorting, you'll need to be in a squad. Squads are groups of three players who are all fighting the same battle.

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