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Another word for seizure

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Noun
  1. The act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

      1. To grasp or seize hastily, eagerly, or suddenly:
      2. To steal, especially quickly or with a sudden movement.
      3. To kidnap (someone).
      1. To take or grasp suddenly:
      2. To capture or restrain; arrest.
      3. To obtain or appropriate unscrupulously or forcibly:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    get

  2. The act of taking something for oneself

    See also:

    give

  3. A seizing and holding by law

      1. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
      1. The act or process of picking up:
      2. The act of striking or fielding a ball after it has touched the ground:
      3. Capacity for acceleration:
      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
      2. A woman's breasts.
      3. The human chest.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
    See also:

    law

  4. The act of taking quick and forcible possession of

      1. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
      1. The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn. The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn.
    See also:

    give

  5. A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

      1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word).
      2. To constitute the letters of (a word):
      3. To add up to; signify:
      1. To be the proper size and shape for:
      2. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
      3. To measure for proper size:
      1. To set upon with violent force.
      2. To criticize strongly or in a hostile manner.
      3. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
      1. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of:
      2. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
      3. Public access.
    See also:

    health

Another word for seizure

Noun
  1. Capture

    See also:

    capture

  2. A spasm

      1. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
      2. The condition resulting from this:
      3. The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
      1. An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
      2. An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
      3. Violent turmoil:
      1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word).
      2. To constitute the letters of (a word):
      3. To add up to; signify: