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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. seize: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. seize, seize: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. seize: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. seize: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. seize: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. seize: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Seize, seize: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. seize: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. seize: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. seize: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. seize: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. seize: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. seize: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. seize: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. seize: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. seize: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. seize: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Seize (band), Seize: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. seize: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Seize: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. seize: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. seize: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. seize, seize (m inv): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. seize: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. seize: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  26. seize: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. seize: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. seize: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. seize: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. seize: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. seize: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. seize: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. seize: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. seize: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. seize: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. seize: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. seize: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. seize: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. SEIZE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. seize: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  3. seize: Idioms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Seize: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. seize: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. Seize: Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker [home, info]
  4. seize: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (seize)

verb:  affect ("Fear seized the prisoners")
verb:  take hold of; grab ("The salesclerk quickly seized the money on the counter")
verb:  take or capture by force ("The terrorists seized the politicians")
verb:  hook by a pull on the line
verb:  capture the attention or imagination of ("The movie seized my imagination")
verb:  take possession of by force, as after an invasion ("The invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants")
verb:  seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession ("She seized control of the throne after her husband died")
verb:  take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority ("The FBI seized the drugs")

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Phrases that include seize:   seize the day, anti seize, seize on/upon, seize the initiative, seize by authority, more...

Words similar to seize:   grab, appropriate, attach, capture, clutch, confiscate, conquer, impound, prehend, seized, seizer, seizing, sequester, grasp, nab, take, take over, wrest, more...

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