What is another word for impounding?

Pronunciation: [ɪmpˈa͡ʊndɪŋ] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "impounding", such as confiscation, seizure, appropriation, detention, impoundment, and retention. These words all refer to the act of taking possession of something, usually by legal authority. Confiscation and seizure are often used in the context of law enforcement, where property or assets are taken from someone who has broken the law. Appropriation implies that something is being taken for a specific purpose, while detention and impoundment suggest that something is being held for a period of time. Retention refers to keeping something in your possession without necessarily taking it away from someone else. All these words are used to express the same idea of taking control of something for a period of time.

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Usage examples for Impounding

We succeeded in impounding this judgment.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry"
Bernard Glueck
He laments the passing of that mighty fleet, destroyed by the very civilization that built it-a civilization which cut down the impounding forests and so removed the great natural dams which must in time be replaced by artificial ones if the rivers are ever to run full again in the dry seasons and not overflow in the wet.
"The French in the Heart of America"
John Finley
At the head of the valley, some miles from where the giant cannon was mounted, was an immense dam, built recently by a water company for impounding a stream and furnishing a supply of drinking water for a distant city.
"Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record"
Victor Appleton

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