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Meaning of SEIZURE

Pronunciation:  'seezyoor

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the taking possession of something by legal process
  2. [n]  the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  3. [n]  the act of taking of a person by force
  4. [n]  a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"

SEIZURE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: capture, gaining control, ictus, raptus
 See Also: abduction, acquiring, apprehension, appropriation, arrest, arrogation, attack, catch, collar, confiscation, conquering, conquest, convulsion, distraint, distress, enslavement, felony, focal seizure, getting, impounding, impoundment, impress, impressment, internment, kidnapping, pinch, poundage, raptus hemorrhagicus, recapture, snatch, subjection, subjugation, taking into custody, usurpation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sei"zure\, n.
1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden
   and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as,
   the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.

2. Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession;

         Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust, And give me
         seizure of the mighty wealth.         --Dryden.

3. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid
   hold of, or possessed.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you a seizure, suggests that you need to have more control in your life.