1 a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure" [syn: ictus, raptus]
3 the act of taking of a person by force [syn: capture]
4 the taking possession of something by legal process
- Rhymes: -iːʒə(r)
- The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law.
- The search warrant permitted the seizure of evidence.
- A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure).
- He fell to the floor and convulsed when the epilectic seizure occurred.
- A sudden onset of pain or emotion.
- He felt the sudden seizure of pain as the heart attack began.
act of taking possession, as by force or right of law
- German: Beschlagnahme
sudden attack or convulsion
sudden onset of pain or emotion
- German: Anfall
Seizure may refer to:
Medical termA seizure, also known as a convulsion or fit, is a sudden loss of consciousness, a change in one's state of consciousness, or loss of control over one's body.
Legal TermSeizure is the legal removal of property.
TelecommunicationsIn telecommunications, a seizure is an attempted call, as in Answer/Seizure ratio
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