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Definition: to have a clear idea of
Example: a critic with a sharp intellect that is able to seize the most subtle nuances of a work of art
Synonyms: appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understand
Related: absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierce

Definition: to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
Example: seized the leaders of one of the city's major drug rings
Synonyms: apprehend, bust [slang], collar, nab, nail, nick [British slang], pick up, pinch, pull in, restrain, run in, seize
Related: bag, capture, catch, get, grab, grapple, hook, land, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap; commit, confine, detain, hold, immure, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up); bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; rearrest; remand

Definition: to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
Example: seized the escaping balloon just before it got out of reach
Synonyms: bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap
Related: glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)

Definition: to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
Example: Richard III seized the English throne from his brother Edward in 1483
Synonyms: arrogate, commandeer, convert, expropriate, pirate, preempt, press, seize, take over, usurp
Related: annex, attach, claim, confiscate, impound, repossess, sequester; assume, collar, grab, grasp, snatch, steal, wrench, wrest; despoil, loot, pillage; encroach, infringe, invade, occupy, preoccupy, trespass; embezzle, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate

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