: to give up (as illegally gained profits) on request, under pressure, or by court order esp. to prevent unjust enrichment [ordered a…salesman to about $468,000 he had earned by defrauding Iowa banks "National Law Journal "]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.