Seize - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 16/08/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Seize.

APPREHEND
  1. seize
  2. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  3. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  4. anticipate with dread or anxiety
GRAB
  1. a mechanical device for gripping an object
  2. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  3. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  4. get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  5. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
  6. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  7. take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
NAB
  1. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  2. tag the base runner to get him out
  3. seize suddenly
TAKE
  1. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
  2. to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"
  3. be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
  4. take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;
  5. take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
  6. take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
  7. make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
  8. buy, select; "I'll take a pound of that sausage"
  9. obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"
  10. engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
  11. point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects suc
USURP
  1. seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
  2. take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
WREST
  1. obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically; "wrest the knife from his hands"; "wrest a meaning from the old text"; "wrest power from the old government"

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