Seizing synonyms

sē'zĭng
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The act of one who grasps or covets.
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the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
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Apprehension by the senses.
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To ascribe or attribute without reason
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To use and assume the coat of arms of another person.
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To authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof.
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To overcome or surmount mentally or emotionally:
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To record in the form of stored data
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To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; with to or for.
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To use one's authority to lay claim to and separate a possession from its holder.
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To isolate or keep apart from all others, as in sequestering certain funds or sequestering a jury. See also sequestration.
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To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
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(Law) To hold in the custody of a court or its delegate.
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To engage or disengage a motor vehicle's clutch.
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To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
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To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
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To raise; to collect; said of troops, to form into an army by enrolment, conscription. etc.
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To take as meant or meaning; interpret
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To ensnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap.
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(Climbing) To tighten (take up) a belaying rope. Often used imperatively.
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To take down, especially in the following contexts:
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To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony.
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To take into custody; capture
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To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner.
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To engage in plunder; take loot
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To come upon unexpectedly; take by surprise:
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To take possession of by settlement or seizure
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To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
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To seize, arrest or take into custody a criminal or fugitive
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To seize and hold or carry off (a person) against that person's will, by force or fraud, often for ransom
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The definition of intercept is to get in the middle of someone or something and his/its final destination and prevent the person or thing from getting to the final destination.
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To take hold of with a hook
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To take over control of a vehicle or airplane by use of the threat of force.
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(Nautical) To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing close-hauled, requires constant labour at the helm.
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To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
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To struggle or work hard to deal with something:
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(Nautical) To haul in; to take up.
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To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
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To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
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(Informal) To take forcibly
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(Informal) To take hold or control of; seize or capture
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(Sports) To secure (a divisional championship, for instance) before the end of regular season play by having an insurmountable lead.
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To claw is to grab or tear using the nails on a hand or foot.
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To take in with one's mind or senses; understand; apprehend
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(Law) To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
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To put into a bag.
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The definition of attack is to take on or handle something, sometimes aggressively.
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To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
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To take into custody; capture or arrest
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To take or appropriate, esp. without asking
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The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
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To take (a person) away unlawfully and by force or fraud; kidnap
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To grip tightly
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To grip firmly in or with the hand; grasp.
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To force payment of; extort
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To make a sweeping blow, stroke, or motion
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(Informal) To work or proceed with, or move, bring, or get by, energetic or vigorous action
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To pick or take someone or something (from a larger group).
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To writhe, squirm, or twist with force or great effort
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To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
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To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
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To distort, strain, or give a false interpretation of (a meaning, statement, etc.)
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To take an imprint of (a fingerprint) from a surface
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To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated.
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To take the property of another, often in breach of trust; to appropriate wrongfully; to steal.
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To take or appropriate (another's property, ideas, etc.) without permission, dishonestly, or unlawfully, esp. in a secret or surreptitious manner
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(Intransitive) To win or prevail in some sort of battle, contest, etc.
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To capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss
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Gain is defined as to get something or to add on or increase.
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To obtain or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress.
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To take something again
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To give substantial, material, or physical form to
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To hide in ambush
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To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
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Overwhelm is defined as to completely overcome or take over.
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To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
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To turn the attention to and try to take advantage of:
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To take in battle; capture:
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To use force or threat of force to compel another person to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
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To regard as true beyond doubt:
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(Figuratively) To understand.
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To see, to be aware of, to understand.
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(Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
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(Slang) To take into custody; arrest.
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To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
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To hold within limits; enclose.
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To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
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To go about or round entirely; to traverse.
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To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
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To burst; break:
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To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
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To show or give signs of
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To perform for an audience:
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To metaphorically surrender, yield control or possession.
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To free; to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to manumit; to disengage.
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To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
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To reject
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To continue to do:
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To be successful in coming or going:
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