Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To grasp suddenly or forcibly; take by force; affect suddenly and power fully.

Part of speech: verb

To bind by turns of cord; lash.

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Usage examples "seize":

  1. Seize- seize- seize- Bind him strong in the chain, On his heart, on his brain, Clasp the links of the evil Sleep! - "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  2. When you see the leader lay his hand on Isaacs' shoulder, seize him by the throat and mind his other arm, which will be armed. - "Mr. Isaacs", F. Marion Crawford.
  3. At sound of the name a sudden fury seemed to seize the woman. - "The Nameless Castle", Maurus Jókai.