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seize /siːz/ verb [transitive]

ضبط کردن ، ربودن ، ضبط یا توقیف یا تصرف کردن ، گیرکردن پیستون بعلت حرارت زیاد ، تصرف کردن ، گرفتن ، نج پیچ کردن طناب ، اشغال هدف ، بتصرف اوردن ، ربون ، قاپیدن ، توقیف کردن ، دچار حمله (مرض وغیره) شدن ، درک کردن ، علوم مهندسی: گرفتن تصرف کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: قبض کردن ، ورزش: نشستن ، علوم نظامی: از فرصت استفاده کردن دستگیر کردن
- grab, catch up, clutch, grasp, grip, lay hands on, snatch, take
- confiscate, appropriate, commandeer, impound, take possession of
- capture, apprehend, arrest, catch, take captive
Contrasted words: free, loose, release
Related Idioms: get into one's clutches, get one's hands (or paws) on, lay hold (on or of)
Related Words: occupy, usurp, fasten (onto), grasp, latch (onto), snap (at), apprehend, arrest, capture, secure, take over, abduct, carry off, kidnap, spirit (away or off), overtake, afflict
English Thesaurus: hold, grip, clutch, clasp, get/take hold of something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

seize W3 /siːz/ verb [transitive]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: saisir 'to take possession of', from Medieval Latin sacire]

1. to take hold of something suddenly and violently Synonym : grab:
Suddenly, he seized my hand.
seize something from somebody
Maggie seized the letter from her.

In everyday English, people usually say grab or grab hold of rather than seize:
She grabbed hold of his hand.

2. to take control of a place suddenly and quickly, using military force
seize power/control (of something)
The rebels have seized power.
A group of soldiers seized the airport.

3. if the police or government officers seize something, for example illegal drugs, they take legal possession of it:
160,000 CDs were seized from illegal factories.
All of my assets were seized, including my home.

4. to suddenly catch someone and make sure they cannot get away:
The gunmen were seized at 1 am.

5. seize a chance/an opportunity/the initiative to quickly and eagerly do something when you have the chance to

6. be seized with/by terror/desire etc to suddenly be affected by an extremely strong feeling:
When she saw his face, she was seized by fear.
seize on/upon something phrasal verb
to suddenly become very interested in an idea, excuse, what someone says etc:
His every remark is seized upon by the press.
seize up phrasal verb
a) if an engine or part of a machine seizes up, its moving parts stop working and can no longer move, for example because of lack of oil:
The mechanism had seized up.
b) if a part of your body, such as your back, seizes up, you suddenly cannot move it and it is very painful

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. take hold of sb/sth suddenly and firmly
ADV. immediately, suddenly He was immediately seized and thrown into prison.
PREP. by She seized him by the arm.
from He seized the book from her hand.
PHRASES seize hold of sb/sth The wrestlers try to seize hold of each other.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. take sth
ADV. immediately, promptly She promptly seized the opportunity his absence gave her.
eagerly, gratefully
VERB + SEIZE be quick to, be ready to He was quick to seize on this idea.
be determined to | attempt to, try to | fail to He had failed to seize his chance.
PREP. on/upon The rumours were eagerly seized on by the local press.
PHRASES an attempt to seize sth

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی seize) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.41 : 2113
4.41دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی seize)
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