Translation of "seize" - English-Polish dictionary

seize

verb [ T ] uk us /siːz/
HOLD

B2 to take hold of something quickly and firmly

chwytać (za)
She seized my arm and pulled me towards her.
OPPORTUNITY

B2 to do something quickly when you have the opportunity

łapać
You need to seize every opportunity.
PLACE

to take control of a place suddenly by using military force

zająć, przejąć
Troops seized control in the early hours of the morning.
DRUGS ETC

to take away something that is illegal, for example drugs

przechwycić
Officials seized 2.7 tons of cocaine from the ship.

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