seize translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "seize" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


[T] to take something quickly and keep or hold it
I seized his arm and made him turn to look at me.
He seized the chance/opportunity of a free flight with both hands (= with eagerness or enthusiasm).
Having in your handsCapturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
[T] to take using sudden force
The rebels have seized ten soldiers to use as hostages.
Political instability helped the army to seize power.
Troops yesterday seized control of the broadcasting station.
Attacking and invading
[T] If the police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it with legal authority
Customs officers at Heathrow have seized 60 kilos of heroin.
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
I was suddenly seized by/with a feeling of great insecurity and loneliness.
Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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