Seize - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Seize.

APPREHEND
GRAB
NAB
TAKE
USURP
WREST
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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
GRAB
  1. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
  2. a mechanical device for gripping an object
  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. make a grasping or snatching motion with the hand; "The passenger grabbed for the oxygen mask"
  6. get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
  7. obtain illegally or unscrupulously; "Grab power"
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. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract;
  2. have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
  3. admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
  4. ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; "take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth's tremors"
  5. travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
  6. require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
  7. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
USURP
  1. take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
  2. 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"
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"
Seize Clue Last Updated: 16/08/2019 9:00am

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