Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for (noun) seizure

Synonyms: seizure

Definition: the taking possession of something by legal process

Similar words: appropriation

Definition: a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

Usage: the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit; a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest


Synonyms: capture, seizure, gaining control

Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: capture, seizure

Definition: the act of taking of a person by force

Similar words: felony

Definition: a serious crime (such as murder or arson)


Synonyms: seizure, ictus, raptus

Definition: a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

Usage: he suffered an epileptic seizure

Similar words: attack

Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

Usage: an attack of diarrhea