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Synonyms for seizing
ˈsi zɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seizing(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    prehension, grasping, taking hold

  2. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    prehension, grasping, taking hold

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

How to pronounce seizing?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#237676prehension

How to use seizing in a sentence?

  1. Steve Maraboli:

    Seizing the power of now is what will help you propel your life to where you need to be."

  2. 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.

  3. Al Shabaab:

    Mujahideen fighters ... stormed the Kenyan base in the early hours of Friday morning, killing more than 100 Kenyan invaders, seizing their weapons and military vehicles and even capturing Kenyan soldiers alive.

  4. Laura Woods:

    They were seizing for salaries and policing for profit, police departments saw (asset forfeiture) as a new stream of revenue and my predecessors have abdicated their responsibility because the executive branch raised and spent money without legislative oversight.

  5. 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.


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