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English definition of “seize”
/siz/ v [T]
› to take something quickly and hold it: He seized her arm to lead her through the crowd. fig. While she was distracted, I seized the opportunity to take a cookie. › Seize can also mean to take by force: Rebel forces seized control of six towns. › If police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it by legal authority: The goods that were seized had been hidden in a shipment of paint.