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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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Similarly, Mahoney found that the likelihood that the household with about $31,000 in seizable assets would have health insurance was about 2.
A seizable offence under Singapore law is one where the police may make an arrest without a warrant of arrest being issued.
en banc panel noted that the point of the Tamura procedures was to "maintain the privacy of materials that are intermingled with seizable materials, and to avoid turning a limited search for particular information into a general search.
While Winter Storm said EFT funds were seizable property under Rule B, district courts thereafter were still unsure whose property they were, mainly the originator's or the beneficiary's.
74 - the amount the prosecution and defence agreed was the current value of his seizable assets, which included several properties.
For example, prosecutors can "substitute assets" if they believe a defendant has disposed of seizable property.
But investigations here and abroad showed her only seizable assets were pounds 670 in cash, Gloucester crown court heard.
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.