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ˈsi zɪŋseiz·ing

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  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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  1. co-opt

    to appropriate for one's own purpose

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "seizing":

    confiscating, seize

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  1. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy:

    Like all Americans, I've been horrified by the recent terrorist attacks in California and Paris. This should be a wake-up call for all of us, this is a moment to seize here in America. And today I'm here to say that 'Connecticut, we are seizing that moment.'.

  2. Chip Roy:

    We can go around and around in circles about trying to talk about and defining socialism, but at its core I was intrigued by an op-ed that I saw not too long ago by a Democrat from Cuba commenting on one of our colleagues, an avowed socialist, and essentially pointing out the extent to which democratic socialism is a lot like the system my family fled except its proponents promised to be nicer when seizing your business. That’s the truth, we can talk about these terms as if they don't matter, but they do. They do matter. They're actually at the core of who we are.

  3. 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.

  4. New Jersey:

    If we only focus on affordability, opportunity, rebuilding the American dream, we miss a real chance with the extremity of the values that this Supreme Court has allowed to happen and many governors and states are seizing upon.

  5. Antony Blinken:

    Nations around the world continue to stand with Ukraine, because we all recognize that if we abandon Ukraine, we abandon the UN Charter itself, and the principles and rules that make all our countries safer and more secure: No seizing land by force. No erasing another country’s borders. No targeting civilians in war, if we do not defend these basic principles, we invite a world in which might makes right, the strong dominate the weak.


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