Definisi 'seize'
English to English
verb
1 take hold of; grab
Example:
• 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
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2 take or capture by force
Example:
• The terrorists seized the politicians
• The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages
source: wordnet30
3 take possession of by force, as after an invasion
Example:
• the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
• The army seized the town
• The militia captured the castle
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4 take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Example:
• The FBI seized the drugs
• The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
• The police confiscated the stolen artwork
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5 seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
Example:
• 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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6 hook by a pull on the line
Example:
• strike a fish
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7 affect
Example:
• Fear seized the prisoners
• The patient was seized with unbearable pains
• He was seized with a dreadful disease
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8 capture the attention or imagination of
Example:
• This story will grab you
• The movie seized my imagination
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9 To fall or rush upon suddenly and lay hold of; to gripe or grasp suddenly; to reach and grasp.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
clutch, grasping, prehension, seizing, taking hold, fascinate, intrigue, overcome, overpower, overtake, get hold of, hook, take, nab, rack, claw, apprehend, arrest, raven, carry, condemn, annex,

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