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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: usurp(0.01465 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to usurp.
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English → English (WordNet)
v 1: seize and take control without authority and possibly with
force; take as one's right or possession; “He assumed to
himself the right to fill all positions in the town”;
“he usurped my rights”; “She seized control of the
throne after her husband died” [syn: assume, seize,
take over, arrogate]
2: take the place of; “gloom had usurped mirth at the party
after the news of the terorist act broke” English → English (gcide)
Usurp \U*surp"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Usurped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Usurping.] [L. usurpare, usurpatum, to make use of, enjoy,
get possession of, usurp; the first part of usurpare is akin
to usus use (see Use, n.): cf. F. usurper.]
To seize, and hold in possession, by force, or without right;
as, to usurp a throne; to usurp the prerogatives of the
crown; to usurp power; to usurp the right of a patron is to
oust or dispossess him.
Alack, thou dost usurp authority. --Shak.
Another revolution, to get rid of this illegitimate and
usurped government, would of course be perfectly
Note: Usurp is applied to seizure and use of office,
functions, powers, rights, etc.; it is not applied to
common dispossession of private property.
Syn: To arrogate; assume; appropriate.
Usurp \U*surp"\, v. i.
To commit forcible seizure of place, power, functions, or the
like, without right; to commit unjust encroachments; to be,
or act as, a usurper.
The parish churches on which the Presbyterians and
fanatics had usurped. --Evelyn.
And now the Spirits of the Mind
Are busy with poor Peter Bell;
Upon the rights of visual sense
Usurping, with a prevalence
More terrible than magic spell. --Wordsworth.