Translation of "seize" - English-Italian dictionary

seize

verb uk /siːz/ (present participle seizing, past tense and past participle seized)

to take hold of something quickly and firmly

afferrare, ghermire
She seized my arm and pulled me towards her.
seize a chance/opportunity

to do something quickly in order to use an opportunity

cogliere un’occasione
You need to seize every opportunity.

(Translation of “seize” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)