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seize

synonym (synonym of seize)

  • (verb.contact)
    take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take possession of by force, as after an invasion (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    affect (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    capture the attention or imagination of (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (seize IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • affect (verb.cognition)
    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (verb.emotion)
     
  • capture the attention or imagination of (verb.cognition)
    cause to be interested or curious (verb.stative)
     
  • hook by a pull on the line (verb.contact)
    catch with a hook (verb.contact)
     
  • take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
    get into one's hands, take physically (verb.contact)
     
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion (verb.possession)
    seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession (verb.possession)
     
  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb.possession)
    take into one's possession (verb.possession)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF seize relation)

  • seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession (verb.possession)
    take (territory) as if by conquest (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take possession of by force, as after an invasion (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    seize control of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock (verb.possession)
     
  • take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
    seize suddenly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    clutch as if in panic (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take into custody (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    seize by the neck or collar (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    grasp firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold fast or firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take or grasp suddenly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to grasp hastily or eagerly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold in a tight grasp (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match (verb.contact)
     
  • take or capture by force (verb.contact)
    obtain or seize by violence (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take arbitrarily or by force (verb.contact)
     
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion (verb.possession)
    capture after a fight (verb.possession)
     
  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb.possession)
    appropriate (property) for public use (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    confiscate by distress (verb.possession)
     

verb group (seize is verb group of ....)

  • (verb.possession)
    requisition forcibly, as of enemy property (verb.possession)
     

derivation (.... is derived from seize)

  • affect (verb.cognition)
    a tense critical situation (noun.state)
     
  • seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession (verb.possession)
    the act of taking possession of or power over something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does no more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another (noun.person)
     
  • take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of grasping (noun.act)
     
  • take or capture by force (verb.contact)
    the act of taking of a person by force (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship (noun.person)
     
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion (verb.possession)
    the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of conquering (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission) (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to or given to the act of taking for yourself (adj.pert)
     
  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb.possession)
    the taking possession of something by legal process (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    seizure by the government (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation clutch prehend appropriate capture attach confiscate fascinate intrigue overcome overpower get hold of take nab rack claw apprehend capture catch sequester clutch grasping clasp clench capture seizure

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