Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Seize"

The meaning of "Seize" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does seizing mean?
A: Having a seizure. Like an epileptic seizure, when the brain malfunctions and the body stiffens and the person goes unconscious.
Q: What does seize mean?
A: To seize something is to take something suddenly and with force. It's terminology often used in police raids, for example.
"6 trucks loaded with drugs were seized in a police raid last night."
Q: What does seized mean?
A: It means captured, in Chinese means 捕捉.
Q: What does seize mean?
A: To stop something
Q: What does seize mean?
A: To grab something

Example sentences using "Seize"

Q: Please show me example sentences with seize.
A: @DoctorAmb Oh sorry yeah, I thought it was a typo ^^ sorry let me try again:
"He seized the money at once."
"The species seized to exist."
"He tried to seize the gun from him."
sorry about that ^^
Q: Please show me example sentences with seize .
A: Seize the day.
Q: Please show me example sentences with seize.
A: Seize is a way of saying "take," but it implies that it was taken by force.
"Seize the day." = This expression is the same as "carpe diem." It means to take advantage of the opportunities you have right now.
"I think you should seize the opportunity."
"Pirates seized control of the ship."
"The police seized her bike."
Q: Please show me example sentences with "seize".
A: "Seize the day!" (A common phrase that means to do your best and live in the moment.)
"He seized all of her possessions."
"The police were warranted the power of search and seizure."

Synonyms of "Seize" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between seize and grasp and catch ?
A: They are all quite similar but have subtle differences.
Seize is the strongest of these. It means usually to hold on to something firmly and not let go and usually has an element of force - for example if someone is being arrested, "seize him!" or the expression "seize the day". It can also mean something is being confiscated, like if your car is seized. You could use it in a non physical sense like to seize an opportunity or seize the day.

Grasp also is quite a firm word. You can also use it for non-physical things. In certain contexts it can mean to understand an idea.

Catch is usually purely physical, if someone throws an object you catch it. But you can also catch a plane, a bus, a train etc. Or if someone or something is trying to escape, you can catch them.
Q: What is the difference between seize and squeeze ?
A: "Seize" means to take something, or to grab it. "Squeeze" means to firmly press/grasp something.
Q: What is the difference between seize and grasp and grab ?
A: They can be used interchangeably.
Although seize can mean to occupy as well.
I grabbed/grasped the cup.
I seized the thief.
Grasped is a lighter form of grab.
e.g:
I grasped the cup
I grabbed the cup
So grasp means to lightly grab.
Hope this helps!
Q: What is the difference between seize and hold/ catch ?
A: -catch: The policeman could catch the offender after a long chase
-Hold : can you hold my mug , i want to wear my shoes
-seize : He seize the chance , and went to study abroad

Translations of "Seize"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? seize
A: it is pronounced like this!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? seize
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? seize
A: It's size

Other questions about "Seize"

Q: seize
cease
does this sound natural?
A: You're making them sound the same. But seize has a harsher Z sound.

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