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1. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] take hold of; grab.

Synonyms

  • grapple
  • take hold of
  • nail
  • pick up
  • get hold of
  • collar
  • claw
  • arrest
  • clench
  • prehend
  • rack
  • clinch
  • snatch up
  • grip
  • clasp
  • get
  • capture
  • clutch
  • nab
  • cop
  • apprehend
  • snatch
  • catch
  • grab
  • take

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • sell
  • activity
  • action

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Rhymes with Seize

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  • senegalese
  • indochinese
  • franchisees'
  • franchisees
  • abdulaziz
  • resignees
  • powerpcs'
  • powerpcs
  • licensees
  • lapd's
  • interviewees
  • inductees
  • guaranty's
  • guaranties
  • guarantees
  • guarantee's
  • expertise
  • enlistees
  • disagrees
  • designees
  • deportees
  • congolese
  • cantonese
  • aujourd'hui's
  • amputees
  • absentees
  • abductees
  • underseas
  • trustees'

How do you pronounce seize?

Pronounce seize as siz.

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Sentences with seize


1. Verb, base form
Bad hoses have the potential to leak refrigerant and oil, which could cause the compressor to seize up.

Quotes about seize


1. Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

2. Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.
- Condoleezza Rice

3. Carpe Scrotum. Seize life by the testicles
- Rowena Cherry, Knight's Fork

2. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] take or capture by force.

Synonyms

  • raven
  • hijack
  • highjack
  • wrest
  • kidnap
  • nobble
  • snatch
  • commandeer
  • take
  • abduct
  • pirate

Antonyms

  • attack
  • repel
  • start
  • undercharge

3. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] take possession of by force, as after an invasion.

Synonyms

  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • conquer
  • take over
  • carry
  • capture

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • lose
  • lend
  • refuse

4. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority.

Synonyms

  • attach
  • sequester
  • distrain
  • impound
  • garnishee
  • garnish
  • confiscate
  • take

Antonyms

  • end
  • stay
  • pull out
  • leave

5. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] hook by a pull on the line.

Antonyms

  • let go of

6. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession.

Synonyms

  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • raid
  • hijack
  • annex
  • preoccupy
  • assume
  • conquer
  • take over
  • take
  • capture

Antonyms

  • go
  • take away
  • arrive
  • get off

7. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] capture the attention or imagination of.

Synonyms

  • grab
  • intrigue

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • refrain

8. seize

verb. ['ˈsiːz'] affect.

Synonyms

  • clutch
  • sweep over
  • overcome
  • overtake
  • whelm
  • overwhelm
  • overpower

Antonyms

  • detach
  • depress
  • lower
  • deteriorate
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