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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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