Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / seizing
FEEDBACK

seizing

See definition of seizing on Dictionary.com
  • verbgrab, take
  • verbabduct; take by force

synonyms for seizing

  • catch
  • snatch
  • appropriate
  • clasp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • compass
  • embrace
  • enclose
  • enfold
  • fasten
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • grip
  • pinch
  • pluck
  • snag
  • squeeze
  • catch hold of
  • envelope
  • hang onto
  • hold fast
  • lay hands on
  • lay hold of
  • take hold of
See also synonyms for: seizings
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for seizing

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • reject
  • release
  • unfasten
  • liberate
  • offer
  • pass
  • miss
  • fail
  • unfasten
  • give up
  • drop
  • lose
  • free
  • yield
  • let go
  • offer
  • give
  • give in
  • liberate
  • loosen
  • forfeit
  • misunderstand
  • release
  • surrender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING seizing

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
START THE QUIZ

How to use seizing in a sentence

While many are looking at the Core Web Vitals as a big hoop to jump through to please the search powers that be, others are seeing — and seizing — the opportunities that come along with this change.
EXTRA CRUNCH ROUNDUP: CLUBHOUSE UX TEARDOWN, YC DEMO DAY FAVORITES, PROPTECH VC SURVEY, MOREWALTER THOMPSONMARCH 26, 2021TECHCRUNCH
So if you’re open to even the slimmest justification for granting blanket forgiveness and starting over, there it is for the seizing.
CAROLYN HAX: THE FAMILY THAT TRAVELS TOGETHER UNRAVELS APARTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The federal government can also extend that seizing power to oil and gas companies that provide energy services, or ones that merely float a plan someday to do so, so long as they also pay.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
She is skilful in seizing salient characteristics, and her chief aim is to preserve the individuality of her sitters and models.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Hilda reached to take the offered telegram, but her hand wavered around it instead of seizing it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The active Capt descended, and seizing the substantial handle rang loudly.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was a man of gigantic muscle, and seizing the arm of Louis, called aloud to bar the egress.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Thereupon a dispute arose, and the Savages, seizing their bows and arrows, wanted to take away the 151 corpse.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Battle of Shipton moor; prince Henry dispersed the 8,000 insurgents under Scroop, by seizing the persons of their leaders.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SEIZING

  • abduction
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • apprehension
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • arrest
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • confiscation
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hit the jackpot
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • occupation
  • pick up
  • pinch
  • pull
  • run in
  • securing
  • seizing
  • seizure
  • sweep
  • taking
  • taking captive
  • trapping
  • trip
  • winning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.