Translation of "seize" - English-Italian dictionary

seize

verb uk /siːz/ us /siz/ 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. Afferrandomi per il braccio mi ha attirato verso di lei.
seize a chance/opportunity

to do something quickly in order to use an opportunity

cogliere un’occasione
You need to seize every opportunity. Bisogna cogliere ogni occasione.

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