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Synonyms for seizure
ˈsi ʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seizure, ictus, raptus(noun)

    a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

    "he suffered an epileptic seizure"

    Synonyms:
    raptus, exaltation, ictus, ecstasy, rapture, gaining control, capture, transport

  2. capture, gaining control, seizure(noun)

    the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

    Synonyms:
    gaining control, capture, raptus, ictus

  3. capture, seizure(noun)

    the act of taking of a person by force

    Synonyms:
    gaining control, capture, raptus, ictus

  4. seizure(noun)

    the taking possession of something by legal process

    Synonyms:
    capture, raptus, gaining control, ictus

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seizure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    taking, catching, griping, grasping, capture, appropriation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. seizure(n)

    Synonyms:
    apprehension, grasping, capture, confiscation, usurpation

How to pronounce seizure?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say seizure in sign language?

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#12061foreclosure
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#15581uptake
#15914seizure
#16940seizures
#18873ecstasy
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#24555embargo
#25552rapture
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#69182exaltation
#106260convulsion
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How to use seizure in a sentence?

  1. Customs Director-General Subromaniam Tholasy:

    This is the biggest seizure seen in our history in terms of value and weight.

  2. Kati Cornell:

    This is the largest cocaine seizure that our office has made in recent years, recently, we've seen a lot more large seizures of heroin, so this case is certainly unusual.

  3. John Leonard:

    After that it got worse I would say, his seizure seemed to get worse, he was actually on the ground shaking violently.

  4. Vincent Seruma:

    It is our biggest-ever such seizure in one go.

  5. Christopher Jones:

    I'd been seizure-free for four years.


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