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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"

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

  2. capture, gaining control, seizure(noun)

    the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

    gaining control, capture, raptus, ictus

  3. capture, seizure(noun)

    the act of taking of a person by force

    gaining control, capture, raptus, ictus

  4. seizure(noun)

    the taking possession of something by legal process

    capture, raptus, gaining control, ictus

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seizure(n.)

    taking, catching, griping, grasping, capture, appropriation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. seizure(n)

    apprehension, grasping, capture, confiscation, usurpation

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  1. Jonathan Hoffman:

    Walton was kidnapped in Niger, where he lives. The rescue took place in Northern Nigeria, which neighbors Niger, early Saturday, officials said. US MOVES FORWARD WITH SEIZURE OF IRANIAN MISSILES, PETROLEUM BOUND FOR YEMEN, VENEZUELA SEAL Team 6 was chosen for the operation because they are responsible for West Africa, Fox News has learned. U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of 31 October in Northern Nigeria to recover an American citizen held hostage by a group of armed men, no U.S military personnel were injured during the operation.

  2. Randy Sowers:

    I was shocked that the government would even consider bringing criminal charges when I had done nothing wrong, the IRS agents who came to the farm told me that the judge who approved the seizure had given them the authority to take anything up to $243,455—the amount of cash deposited in the account over a period of eight months.

  3. Dimitrios Arkilo:

    The only thing worse than having to be in a hospital for a child with epilepsy is having to come back, that’s the number-one goal for Rachael: not having to be readmitted for a seizure.

  4. Anto Bagi?:

    When people are coming back [from a seizure], that’s when they’re at their most vulnerable, it can be scary if the first thing they see is people staring at them or panicking.

  5. Kelly McCarthy:

    We crafted this legislation so it would not interfere with our police agencies’ abilities to get drugs and the tools of the trade off the street; so there are no changes to the seizure laws, we did want to protect to protect Montanans and those traveling through Montana from the abuse of civil asset forfeiture that has plagued other states.

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