Definisi 'seize'

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verb
1 take hold of; grab Terjemahkan
Example:
The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
She clutched her purse
The mother seized her child by the arm
Birds of prey often seize small mammals
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2 take or capture by force Terjemahkan
Example:
The terrorists seized the politicians
The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages
source: wordnet30

3 take possession of by force, as after an invasion Terjemahkan
Example:
the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
The army seized the town
The militia captured the castle
source: wordnet30

4 take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority Terjemahkan
Example:
The FBI seized the drugs
The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
The police confiscated the stolen artwork
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5 seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession Terjemahkan
Example:
He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
he usurped my rights
She seized control of the throne after her husband died
source: wordnet30

6 hook by a pull on the line Terjemahkan
Example:
strike a fish
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7 affect Terjemahkan
Example:
Fear seized the prisoners
The patient was seized with unbearable pains
He was seized with a dreadful disease
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8 capture the attention or imagination of Terjemahkan
Example:
This story will grab you
The movie seized my imagination
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9 To fall or rush upon suddenly and lay hold of; to gripe or grasp suddenly; to reach and grasp. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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