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seize

verb
 
 
/siːz/
[T] to take something quickly and keep or hold it
抓住;夺过
I seized his arm and made him turn to look at me.
我抓住他的胳膊,让他转身看着我。
He seized the chance/opportunity of a free flight with both hands (= with eagerness or enthusiasm).
他急切地抓住机会搭乘免费航班。
Having in your handsCapturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
[T] to take using sudden force
夺取;攫取;抓获
The rebels have seized ten soldiers to use as hostages.
叛乱者俘获了10名士兵作为人质。
Political instability helped the army to seize power.
政治动荡使军队攫取了权力。
Troops yesterday seized control of the broadcasting station.
昨天部队夺取了广播电台的控制权。
Attacking and invading
[T] If the police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it with legal authority
没收;查获
Customs officers at Heathrow have seized 60 kilos of heroin.
希思罗机场的海关官员查获了60公斤海洛因。
Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
[usually passive] If a strong emotion or pain seizes you, you feel it suddenly
(强烈情感或剧痛)突然侵袭
I was suddenly seized by/with a feeling of great insecurity and loneliness.
我突然感到很不安全,很孤独。
Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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