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ˈsi zɪŋseiz·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seizingnoun

    small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together

    Synonyms:
    prehension, grasping, taking hold

  2. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionnoun

    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

    Synonyms:
    prehension, grasping, taking hold

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Editors Contribution

  1. co-opt

    to appropriate for one's own purpose

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "seizing":

    confiscating, seize

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  1. Michael Kugelman:

    For all the improvements that Afghan troops have made in recent years, the country's fighting forces remain a major work in progress, and when your country faces an insurgency capable of seizing a big city,' work in progress' is not good enough, and is, in fact, quite dangerous.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    Any person or company doing business in Cuba should heed this announcement, implementing Title III in full means a chance at justice for Cuban Americans who have long sought relief from Fidel Castro and Fidel Castro lackeys seizing property without compensation.

  3. Alexei Navalny:

    The only goal of Putin and his regime is to stay in charge for life, having the entire country as his personal asset and seizing its riches for himself and his friends.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    It's a tool that we introduced as part of our -- the accelerated operations to conduct raids of various kinds, seizing places and people, freeing hostages and prisoners of ISIL, and making it such that ISIL has to fear that anywhere, anytime, it may be struck.

  5. A. W. Tozer:

    Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our accepting and willing are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God.

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