Translation of "seize" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /siːz/ us /siz/ present participle seizing, past tense and past participle seized

to take hold of something quickly and firmly

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

to do something quickly in order to use an opportunity

aproveitar uma oportunidade, agarrar uma oportunidade
You need to seize every opportunity.

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