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Engelsk udsagnsord: seize

1. seize (om relation) take hold of; grab

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter.
She clutched her purse.
The mother seized her child by the arm.
Birds of prey often seize small mammals.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clutch, prehend

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerget hold of, take

Mere specifikke termerapprehend, arrest, capture, catch, catch, clasp, claw, clench, clinch, collar, collar, cop, get, grab, grab, grapple, grip, grip, nab, nab, nail, pick up, rack, snap, snatch, snatch up, take hold of

2. seize (om relation) take or capture by force

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe terrorists seized the politicians.
The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerget hold of, take

Mere specifikke termerabduct, commandeer, highjack, hijack, kidnap, nobble, pirate, raven, snatch, wrest

3. seize (om forhold) take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants.
The army seized the town.
The militia captured the castle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appropriate, capture, conquer

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Mindre specifikke termerarrogate, assume, seize, take over, usurp

Mere specifikke termercarry

4. seize (om forhold) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe FBI seized the drugs.
The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment.
The police confiscated the stolen artwork.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attach, confiscate, impound, sequester

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termertake

Mere specifikke termercondemn, distrain, garnish, garnishee

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsequester

5. seize (om forhold) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town.
He usurped my rights.
She seized control of the throne after her husband died.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arrogate, assume, take over, usurp

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termertake

Mere specifikke termerannex, appropriate, capture, conquer, hijack, preoccupy, raid, seize

6. seize (om relation) hook by a pull on the line

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStrike a fish.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhook

7. seize (om erkendelse) affect

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFear seized the prisoners.
The patient was seized with unbearable pains.
He was seized with a dreadful disease.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clutch, get hold of

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerovercome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm

8. seize (om erkendelse) capture the attention or imagination of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis story will grab you.
The movie seized my imagination.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grab

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfascinate, intrigue

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