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Synonyms for seize

Synonyms for seize

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to get hold of (something moving)

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

to have a sudden overwhelming effect on

to take into custody as a prisoner

to take quick and forcible possession of

Synonyms for seize

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

hook by a pull on the line

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capture the attention or imagination of


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Table 1: Total seizable offences 1991-2004 (Singapore Police Force, 2000/2001, 2005) 1991 51,817 1992 49,983 1993 46,670 1994 43,131 1995 43,123 1996 41,542 1997 39,392 1998 42,297 1999 35,982 2000 32,412 2001 29,077 2002 31,847 2003 33,458 2004 34,480 Note: Table made from line graph.
To be operative the message requires a context referred to, seizable by the addressee, and either verbal or capable of being verbalized; a code fully, or at least partially, common to the addresser and the addressee; and finally, a contact, a physical channel and psychological connection between the addresser and the addressee, enabling both of them to enter and stay in communication.
In this case the trail is made up of realisable and seizable - assets like cars, houses and the like.
Rapid communication made space itself contract and condense; the entire earth and even the universe appeared within immediate reach, mapped, controlled, under surveillance, and seizable by the strongest and most willful.
Given that (a) capital is publicly observable and seizable, and (b) the society does not value individual utilities differently on the basis of individual wealth, this abstraction has no bearing on the problem we study.
They had identified seizable assets of pounds 27,307.
Judge James Pyke had earlier ruled that Hawkins' benefit from drug trafficking had been pounds 181,000 and that he had seizable assets, including his home, of pounds 91,941.