The act of confiscating a person’s property by legal process; a forcible taking of property into custody by a court.
The intentional deprivation, whether actual or constructive, of a person’s freedom by legal authorities using forcible restraint, seizure, or otherwise taking the individual into custody, especially in response to a warrant or a suspicion based on probable cause that the person being arrested has committed a crime. The person making the arrest must have the present power to control the person being arrested. Furthermore, the intent to make an arrest must be communicated to the individual who is being detained and that person must understand that the seizure or detention is an intentional arrest. See also privilege and resisting arrest.
Invasion, conquest, and control of a nation or territory by foreign armed forces.
(Law) An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
catching, forceful holding
The thing acquired or gained; a gain.
To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive:
To defeat completely and decisively:
(Archaic) To capture.
To cut out a gain in.
To win over, lead, or influence (a group)
The definition of obtain is to get or acquire.
To gain (a prize or award) in competition
To put a collar on
To get hold of; gain or win:
To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
To put on shore from a ship or boat
To arrest or catch (a felon or wrongdoer)
(Slang) To strike or bring down:
To become caught or impeded by a sharp projection, a difficulty, etc.
To tempt or attract into a situation, esp. one that is dangerous, risky, etc.
To catch in a trap; ensnare.
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach:
A binding of multiple turns of thread or light line around a rope end to keep it from unlaying.
The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
A thing appropriated; esp., money set aside for a specific use
The act of one who grasps or covets.
Articles of dress or adornment, especially accessories.
Theft or larceny:
A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
The definition of attract is to draw in either by physical forces, emotions or senses.
(Intransitive) To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit.
To capture and hold the interest and attention of.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
Free means to release or let go.
(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
To set aside for a specific use or certain person
The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status.
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
To inspire with love; captivate:
To deprive (someone) of or out of something by deceit; cheat
An attainment, such as a skill or social accomplishment.
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