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seize /si:z/
  • động từ
    • chiếm đoạt, cướp lấy, nắm lấy
      • to seize an opportunity: nắm lấy cơ hội
      • to seize power: cướp chính quyền, nắm chính quyền
    • tóm bắt (ai)
    • nắm vững, hiểu thấu
      • to seize the essence of the matter: nắm vững được thực chất của vấn đề
    • cho chiếm hữu ((cũng) seise)
    • (pháp lý) tịch thu, tịch biên
    • (hàng hải) buộc dây
      • to seize ropes together: buộc dây buồm lại với nhau
      • to seize somebody up: buộc ai (vào cột buồm...) để đánh
    • (kỹ thuật) bị kẹt, kẹt chặt
    • to be seized by panic
      • thất kinh, hoảng sợ
    • to be seized with apoplexy
      • (y học) (xem) apoplexy
  • danh từ
    • (kỹ thuật) sự kẹt máy
Concise Dictionary
+take hold of; grab
+take or capture by force
+take possession of by force, as after an invasion
+take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
+seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
+hook by a pull on the line
+capture the attention or imagination of

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 Sometimes, seize on. grab, grasp, clutch, take (hold of), grip, snatch:
Robin felt that he had to seize every opportunity that presented itself. The dog seized the robber by the seat of the pants
2 capture, catch, arrest, take into custody, take prisoner, apprehend, round up, Colloq pinch, nab, collar, pick up, Brit nick, Slang bust:
The police seized him as he was trying to leave the country.
3 catch, transfix, stop, hold, possess, take possession of, afflict, beset, visit, subject:
I was seized by a sudden desire to kiss those quivering, pouting lips
4 take advantage of, make good use of:
When their attention was diverted, I seized the opportunity to escape.
5 confiscate, take (away), commandeer, appropriate, capture, take possession of, impound:
Ten tons of cannabis was seized in the raid.
6 seize up, bind, jam, stop, lock (up), stick, freeze (up):
Because of the excessive heat, the gears seized and the engine stalled.

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