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English verb: distrain

1. distrain (possession) levy a distress on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)impose, levy

2. distrain (possession) confiscate by distress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)attach, confiscate, impound, seize, sequester

3. distrain (possession) legally take something in place of a debt payment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)reclaim, repossess









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