Confiscate Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Confiscate, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Confiscate?

It refers to seizing of goods or property without any legal authority,but in some cases it is done to prevent illegal activities. Seizing of private property of an individual by the government for public use withoiut paying proper compensation, seizing of goods or property that have been used for illegal purposes is a legal confiscation.