seize

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
seize and incorporate territory annex
seize without permission appropriate , confiscate , levy
seize the day carpe diem
seize for military use commandeer , confiscate
take or seize by authority confiscate
customs, to seize at confiscate , embargo , impound
large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force counteroffensive
property, to seize and hold distrain , distress , levy
seize and hold to compel payment distrain , distress , sequestrate
canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey fang
seize by violence grapple , wrest
seize and put in custody impound , sequester
seize something in mid-course intercept
seize on the way intercept
lien on a debtor's property that is granted to a creditor by court judgment; lien may be enforced by having the sheriff seize the property and hold a sheriff's sale judgment lien
license to a private citizen to seize property of another nation letter of mark and reprisal , letter of marque , letters of marque
grab or seize nab
seize or rob by force pillage , rapine
right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property) pre-emption , preemption
seize beforehand preempt
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