Definition: to take by force without having a valid authority
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): seize, hijack, appropriate
Antonym(s): relinquish, give in, release
1. The rebels have plans to usurp the throne and take control of the government.
2. Will the U.S. Congress usurp the nation’s highest office by impeaching the president?
3. As long as you remain a faithful and loving wife, no woman can usurp your husband’s heart.