View definitions for seize
verb as in grab, take
verb as in abduct; take by force
In fact, the opposite can be the case — which means that proponents of a financial transactions tax are seizing on the GameStop saga.
Policymakers may be able to seize this moment as an opportunity to push new legislation and invest in developing EV technology.
With extremist groups already looking to seize the moment, Q believers are facing at least three major paths.
A new generation of change-makers has seized upon the idea in ways unimaginable in 1987.
After multiple weeks of quarantining and frequent testing, Chandler seized that opportunity with a game-high 26 points in Monday’s win.
The risk to his life was great enough that he had to flee Munich when Hitler attempted to seize power in November 1923.
They tried to seize funds that were raised for his legal defense.
The Patriot Act allows the Department of Justice to seize foreign bank assets in U.S. accounts.
Whether they will seize the moment, or play the same old politics as usual, remains to be seen.
Imagine being an Iraq vet who lost friends securing a place such as Fallujah only to see ISIS now seize it.
The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.
Relations became so strained that Bonaparte was soon glad to seize on any excuse to dismiss Lannes from his post.
Vienna capitulated and the Marshals pressed on to seize the bridge before the city.
On the afternoon of July 5th it fell to the lot of Macdonald to attempt to seize the plateau which formed the Austrian centre.
So she sprang away from me, laughing, and quick as I reached out to seize her, she avoided me.
On this page you'll find 179 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seize, such as: catch, snatch, appropriate, clasp, clench, and clinch.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.