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seizure

Synonyms of seizure in English:

noun

  • 1 Napoleon's seizure of Spain
    capture, occupation, takeover, overrunning, annexation, annexing, invasion, conquering, subjugation, subjection, colonization
    [Antonyms] restitution, liberation
  • 2 the authorities resorted to the seizure of defaulters' property
    Scottish Law  poind
    [Antonyms] restitution
  • 3 the rumoured seizure of UN observers by guerrillas
    [Antonyms] release, ransoming
  • 4 the baby suffered a seizure on the plane
    convulsion, spasm, paroxysm, collapse, sudden illness, attack, fit, bout;
    stroke, apoplexy;
    Medicine  ictus
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    ictal (Medicine) relating to a seizure
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