The act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding
The act of taking something for oneself
A seizing and holding by law
The act of taking quick and forcible possession of
A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease
Cowed by the bold seizure of their leaders, the states of Holland submitted.
An unwarranted seizure for debt was fined, as was the distraint of a working ox.
A new descent into Italy, a new seizure of Rome, proved of no avail.
Our sovereign alone has protested against the seizure of the Duke of Oldenburg's territory, and even...
In 1755 he went with Boscawen to North America as captain of the "Dunkirk" (60),(60), and his seizure of the French "Alcide" (64) was the first shot fired in the war.