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One entry found for seize.
Main Entry: seize
Pronunciation: primarystresssemacronz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): seized; seiz·ing
1 : to take possession of by force <the wind seized the hat off my head>
2 : to take prisoner : ARREST
3 a : to take hold of suddenly or with force : CLUTCH b : to understand fully and clearly : COMPREHEND <seize an idea quickly>
4 : to attack or overwhelm suddenly (as with fever)
- seiz·er noun

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