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Seize 1

Definition: To fall or rush upon suddenly and lay hold of; to gripe or grasp suddenly; to reach and grasp.

Seize 2

Definition: To take possession of by force.

Seize 3

Definition: To invade suddenly; to take sudden hold of; to come upon suddenly; as, a fever seizes a patient.

Seize 4

Definition: To fasten; to fix.

Seize 5

Definition: To grap with the mind; to comprehend fully and distinctly; as, to seize an idea.

Seize 6

Definition: To bind or fasten together with a lashing of small stuff, as yarn or marline; as, to seize ropes.

seize 7

Definition: capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"

seize 8

Definition: affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unberable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"

seize 9

Definition: take hold of; grab; "The salesclerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

seize 10

Definition: take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"

seize 11

Definition: hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"

seize 12

Definition: take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"

seize 13

Definition: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

seize 14

Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one''s right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"

 

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