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  Definition of seizure
  1. the taking possession of something by legal process
  2. the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  3. the act of taking of a person by force
  4. a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
Similar Words: capture, gaining control, ictus, raptus

 

Hyponyms: confiscation, arrogation, distress, distraint, impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage, impress, impressment, recapture, usurpation, apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, enslavement, abduction, kidnapping, snatch, convulsion, focal seizure, raptus hemorrhagicus

 

Derivational Morphology: impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize, appropriate, capture, conquer, get, catch

 

 
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