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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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Seizing upon opportunities to sell into other markets, Infinite Peripherals now supplies printers, mechanisms, and other printer-related components to customers in the following markets: Mobility, Point of Sale, Gaming, Medical, Hospitality, ATM, Retail, Amusement, Security, Time and Attendance, and Industrial Measurement.
Today more than ever industry is seizing upon standards-based technologies to enhance customer service and reduce cost of ownership.
Each year, between five and seven New England companies are selected for their ability to achieve success through innovation - by seizing upon a great idea and using it to build a strong, competitive and profitable enterprise," said Julie Scofield, executive director of SBANE.
Unfortunately, a number of buyers in that market, seizing upon a Nasdaq advisory that it would not cancel the when-issued trades, have instead attempted to claim a windfall and take delivery of shares with a value potentially 4x in excess of what they bargained for.
All indications suggest that corporate America has finally bought into the wireless-data/wireless-Internet concept, and that it is seizing upon WDU as an opportunity to learn how to implement the technology as part of its IT/communications strategy.