The correct answer is take away.
A. take away
B. conform to moral standards
C. offer for consideration
D. hold in private ownership
The correct answer is (A) To take away; to take possession of (private property), particularly for public use. To dispossess (someone) of ownership. To take (something) that belongs to another person for one's own use, with or without compensation.
Expropriate comes from Medieval Latin expropriare.
Examples of use:
- The city expropriated the land for a park.
- She expropriated his ideas for her own use.