Seize

  • 1 seize — seize …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 seize — [ sɛz ] adj. numér. inv. et n. m. inv. • 1250; seze XIIe; lat. sedecim, de sex « six » et decem « dix » I ♦ Adj. numér. card. Nombre entier naturel équivalant à dix plus six (16; XVI). 1 ♦ Avec l art. défini, désignant un groupe déterminé de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Seize — Жанр Рок, Electronic, electro industrial, Synthpop Годы С 1997 …

    Википедия

  • 4 seize — [siːz] verb [transitive] 1. LAW if the police or another official authority seize goods or property, they take them because they are illegal or because the owner has not paid a debt: • South Korean authorities seized 186,000 fake products in 1999 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 seize — [ siz ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to take something using official power and force: CONFISCATE: Customs officials have seized 100 pounds of cocaine. Action was taken to seize criminal assets valued at $200 million. a ) to take control of a place or …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 Seize — Seize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seizing}.] [OE. seisen, saisen, OF. seisir, saisir, F. saisir, of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. set. The meaning is properly, to set, put, place, hence, to put in possession of. See {Set}, v …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 seize — SEIZE. adj. numeral de tout genre. Nombre contenant dix & six. Les seize quartiers de la ville de Paris. nous estions seize à table. il n a pas encore seize ans. On dit aussi, En termes de Blason, Les seize quartiers. Voy QUARTIER. Il se met… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 seize — vt seized, seiz·ing 1 or seise: to put in possession of property or vest with the right of possession or succession stand seized of land 2: to take possession or custody of (property) esp. by lawful authority seize drugs as evidence …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 seize — W3 [si:z] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: saisir to take possession of , from Medieval Latin sacire] 1.) to take hold of something suddenly and violently = ↑grab ▪ Suddenly he seized my hand. seize sth from sb ▪ Maggie sei …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 seize — [sēz] vt. seized, seizing [ME saisen < OFr saisir < ML sacire, prob. < Frank * sakjan, to lay claim to one s rights < IE base * sāg > SAKE1] 1. a) Historical to put in legal possession of a feudal holding b) to put in legal… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 seize up — To jam, seize, become immovable or stuck • • • Main Entry: ↑seize …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Seize — may have the following meanings. *Impound *Confiscate *Sequester *Detain *Usurp *Seizing, a class of knots used to lash together ropes or other objects *Seize (band), a British musical band *Of machine parts that move against each other, to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 seize — [v1] grab, take appropriate, catch, catch hold of, clasp, clench, clinch, clutch, compass, embrace, enclose, enfold, envelope, fasten, grapple, grasp, grip, hang onto, hold fast, lay hands on*, lay hold of*, pinch, pluck, snag, snatch, squeeze,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 seize — ► VERB 1) take hold of suddenly and forcibly. 2) take forcible possession of. 3) (of the police or another authority) take possession of by warrant or legal right. 4) take (an opportunity) eagerly and decisively. 5) (seize on/upon) take eager… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 seize — (v.) mid 13c., from O.Fr. seisir to put in possession of, to take possession of, from L.L. sacire, generally held to be from a Germanic source, perhaps from Frankish *sakjan lay claim to (Cf. Goth. sokjan, O.E. secan to seek; see SEEK (Cf. seek)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 seize — *take, grasp, clutch, snatch, grab Analogous words: *catch, capture, snare, ensnare, trap, entrap: appropriate, confiscate, usurp, *arrogate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 seize-up — «SEEZ UHP», noun. 1. the state of bearings, etc., being seized up. 2. a jam up; breakdown …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 seize — (sê z ) adj. numéral des deux genres 1°   Dix et six. Seize personnes, seize cents francs, seize mille livres. •   On peut parier 11114 contre 95, ou près de 117 contre 1, qu une personne de seize ans vivra un an de plus, BUFF. Probab. de la vie …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 SEIZE — adj. numéral des deux genres Nombre formé de dix et de six. Seize personnes. Il n a pas encore seize ans. La livre poids de marc est de seize onces. Seize cents francs. Seize mille francs.   En matière de Généalogie, Faire preuve de seize… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 SEIZE — adj. numéral cardinal des deux genres Dix et six. Seize personnes. Il n’a pas encore seize ans. Seize cents francs. Seize mille francs. En termes de Généalogie, Faire preuve de seize quartiers de noblesse, Prouver sa noblesse tant du côté des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)


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