Scrabble word: SEIZE
In which Scrabble dictionary does SEIZE exist?
Definitions of SEIZE in dictionaries:
- verb - take hold of
- verb - take or capture by force
- verb - take possession of by force, as after an invasion
- verb - take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
- verb - seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
- verb - hook by a pull on the line
- verb - affect
- verb - capture the attention or imagination of
- To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab: seize a sword.
- To grasp with the mind; apprehend: seize an idea and develop it to the fullest extent.
- To possess oneself of (something): seize an opportunity.
- To have a sudden, overwhelming effect on: a heinous crime that seized the minds and emotions of the populace.
- To overwhelm physically: a person who was seized with a terminal disease.
- To take into custody; capture.
- To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate: seize a cache of illegal drugs.
- Also seise (sKz).
- To put (one) into possession of something.
- To vest ownership of a feudal property in.
- To bind with turns of small line.
- To lay sudden or forcible hold of.
- To cohere or fuse with another part as a result of high pressure or temperature and restrict or prevent further motion or flow.
- To come to a halt: The talks seized up and were rescheduled.
- adj - to take hold of suddenly and forcibly [v SEIZED, SEIZING, SEIZES] : SEIZABLE