- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. confiscation, appropriation, arrest, capture; attack, fit, spell, stroke. See acquisition, disease, restraint.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [Capture]Syn. seizing, taking, apprehending; see capture .2. [A spasm]III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.1. apprehension arrest, capture, confiscation, commandeering, impounding, appropriation, kidnapping, hijacking.2. convulsion fit, attack, throe, paroxysm, epileptic episode, stroke.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding: catch, clutch1, grab, snatch. See GET. 2. The act of taking something for oneself: appropriation, arrogation, assumption, preemption, usurpation. See GIVE. 3. A seizing and holding by law: apprehension, arrest. Slang: bust, collar, pickup, pinch. See LAW. 4. The act of taking quick and forcible possession of: confiscation, expropriation. See GIVE. 5. A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease: access, attack, fit2. Informal: spell3. See HEALTH.
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seizure — [n1] convulsive attack access, breakdown, convulsion, fit, illness, paroxysm, spasm, spell, stroke, throe, turn; concept 308 seizure [n2] capture, taking abduction, annexation, apprehension, arrest, bust*, collar*, commandeering, confiscation,… … New thesaurus
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seizure — [[t]si͟ːʒə(r)[/t]] seizures 1) N COUNT If someone has a seizure, they have a sudden violent attack of an illness, especially one that affects their heart or brain. ...a mild cardiac seizure... I was prescribed drugs to control seizures. 2) N… … English dictionary
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