Bedeutung von “seize” im Essential American English Dictionary

seize

verb us /siz/ present participle seizing, past tense and past participle seized

to take hold of something quickly and firmly:

She seized my arm and pulled me toward her.
seize a chance/opportunity

to do something quickly in order to use an opportunity:

You need to seize every opportunity.

(Definition von “seize” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)