Seize - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 04/10/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Seize.

9 letter answer(s) to seize

APPREHEND
  1. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  2. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  3. anticipate with dread or anxiety
  4. seize

4 letter answer(s) to seize

GRAB
  1. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
  2. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  3. take or grasp suddenly; "She grabbed the child's hand and ran out of the room"
  4. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
  5. a mechanical device for gripping an object
  6. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  7. get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
TAKE
  1. experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
  2. have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
  3. pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
  4. to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"
  5. be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
  6. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
  7. take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
  8. take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;
  9. take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army too

3 letter answer(s) to seize

NAB
  1. seize suddenly
  2. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  3. tag the base runner to get him out

5 letter answer(s) to seize

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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