preempt

Appropriate vs Preempt - What's the difference?

appropriate | preempt |


As verbs the difference between appropriate and preempt

is that appropriate is (archaic) to make suitable; to suit while preempt is to appropriate something (before someone else does).

As a adjective appropriate

is (obsolete) set apart for a particular use or person; reserved.

Displace vs Preempt - What's the difference?

displace | preempt |


As verbs the difference between displace and preempt

is that displace is to move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland while preempt is to appropriate something (before someone else does).

What is the difference between preempt and collar?

preempt | collar |


As verbs the difference between preempt and collar

is that preempt is to appropriate something (before someone else does) while collar is to grab or seize by the collar or neck.

As a noun collar is

the part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket, etc) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.

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