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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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Cotton Web has recently installed Seize Air compressors to achieve a goal of 20 m3/min air at a lower operation cost.
Assistant Director-General of Environmental and Public Health Services Sector Salah Amiri said the civic body has the authority to seize abandoned vehicles under Local Order No.11 of 2003 regarding public health and safety.
Supplemental funding can help us not only to meet unanticipated needs in emergencies, but it can also help us to seize unexpected and welcome opportunities in a timely fashion.
First, the legal threshold to seize facilitating property usually is easier to obtain.
Philosophy has a relation to the different heterogeneous times of truths, since those are what it seizes. It exposes these times to precisely the aspect of time that is not temporal.
The accountability court in its Tuesday's verdict allowed the provincial government to seize properties owned by Ishaq Dar with immediate effect and made it domain of the provincial government to decide date and time for auction of seized properties of Dar.
LIVERPOOL magistrates approved police applications to seize more than PS300,000 in unlawfully gained cash.
The law allows police to seize any vehicle which is not covered by insurance or if the driver does not have the correct licence.
Today police revealed that in the 12 months since they were given powers to seize uninsured cars, 17,000 had been confiscated across the West Midlands.
8 The district court also concluded that the sneak and peek warrant impermissibly allowed agents to observe, but not seize, tangible property.
THE NAME RENATO TORRES WON'T ever become a synonym for good luck: Torres and an associate were the objects of a federal sting operation that led government agents to seize $60,000 in cash with which Tortes had tried to purchase three kilograms of cocaine.
While DHCR itself cannot seize the Jeep, the sheriff can, and in this case the Jeep was taken by the Nassau County Sheriff.
In the last few months, Tourism and Antiquities Police managed to seize a huge number of artifacts in Upper Egypt; for example, in October 2017, the Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Police managed to seize around 99 artifacts from two citizens in Assiut.
Insp Mark Trueman, of The Valleys Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "I did promise when the unit was set up, the officers attached to it would be positive and seize bikes.
Police have powers to seize vehicles used unlawfully offroad and owners have to pay over pounds 150 plus a storage charge to get them back.