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Meaning of SEIZURE

Pronunciation:  'seezyoor

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the taking possession of something by legal process
  2. [n]  the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  3. [n]  the act of taking of a person by force
  4. [n]  a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
 

SEIZURE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: capture, gaining control, ictus, raptus
 
 See Also: abduction, acquiring, apprehension, appropriation, arrest, arrogation, attack, catch, collar, confiscation, conquering, conquest, convulsion, distraint, distress, enslavement, felony, focal seizure, getting, impounding, impoundment, impress, impressment, internment, kidnapping, pinch, poundage, raptus hemorrhagicus, recapture, snatch, subjection, subjugation, taking into custody, usurpation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sei"zure\, n.
1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden
   and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as,
   the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.

2. Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession;
   ownership.

         Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust, And give me
         seizure of the mighty wealth.         --Dryden.

3. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid
   hold of, or possessed.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you a seizure, suggests that you need to have more control in your life.
 

 

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