seize

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Definitions for seize

  • verb - capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  • verb - affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
  • verb - take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk 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"
  • verb - take or capture by force; "The terrorists seized the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages"
  • verb - hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"
  • verb - take possession of by force
  • verb - take temporary possession of as a security
  • verb - 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"
  • Synonyms for seize

    prehend impound assume grab appropriate attach usurp clutch capture sequester take over get hold of conquer confiscate arrogate

    Antonyms for seize

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    Holonyms for seize

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    Hyponyms for seize

    conquer collar pick up capture take hold of clench wrest commandeer carry distrain preoccupy nab nail cop clasp snatch clinch kidnap hijack condemn annex raid rack apprehend get grip snatch up grapple nobble highjack garnishee appropriate claw arrest catch grab snap raven abduct pirate garnish seize

    Hypernyms for seize

    overpower overtake assume arrogate intrigue sweep over take usurp fascinate whelm get hold of seize overwhelm overcome hook take over

    Meronyms for seize

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    Sounds like seize

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