Verb(1) take hold of; grab(2) take or capture by force(3) take possession of by force, as after an invasion(4) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority(5) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession(6) hook by a pull on the line(7) affect(8) capture the attention or imagination of
(1) A decision to seize the opportunity they present could have a major impact on the left internationally.(2) The allies had made several attempts to capture it so they could go on and seize Rome.(3) The mechanisms often seize through lack of use, but with the wiper motor removed - a relatively simple task - it's possible to get to the problem areas and apply penetrating oil.(4) The right oil mix must be maintained or the engine will seize .(5) If you run out of oil, the piston cannot move up and down freely in the cylinder, and the engine will seize .(6) This is an opportunity they must seize with both hands.(7) he always strains to seize the most somber truths(8) If everyone thinks your ball bearings cause brake linings to seize up, then they do, regardless of what the truth of the matter is.(9) Logically, one would think that the church would embrace this opportunity and seize the chance to equip the saints for the work of the Kingdom.(10) To succeed, the scheme had to seize shoppers' imaginations and change their habits.(11) These numbers are so large that they may escape - rather than seize - the public's attention.(12) The Government has set targets for reducing CO2 emissions that we will stand no chance of meeting unless we seize opportunities to invest in renewable energy when we can.(13) Cooper writes about post-modern politics as an opportunity we must seize .(14) She felt an irrational anger seize her at this small disturbance in the palace routine.(15) After years of growing estrangement, cricket recognised its chance to seize the public's imagination.(16) he always strains to seize the most sombre truths
(1) to seize :: om beslag te lê
1. grab ::
2. capture ::
3. confiscate ::
4. kidnap ::
5. get hold of ::
in die hande kry
6. prehend ::
7. sequester ::
8. assume ::
Different Formsseize, seized, seizes, seizing
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