Synonyms of seizure in English:

seizure


See definition of seizure

noun

1‘Napoleon's seizure of Spain’

SYNONYMS

capture, occupation, takeover, overrunning, annexation, annexing, invasion, conquering, subjugation, subjection, colonization

ANTONYMS

restitution, liberation

2‘the authorities resorted to the seizure of defaulters' property’

SYNONYMS

confiscation, impounding, commandeering, requisitioning, appropriation, expropriation, sequestration

distraint, distrainment, attachment, disseisin

poind

ANTONYMS

restitution

3‘the rumoured seizure of UN observers by guerrillas’

SYNONYMS

kidnapping, kidnap, abduction, hostage-taking

hijacking

informal snatching

British informal nobbling

ANTONYMS

release, ransoming

4‘the baby suffered a seizure on the plane’

SYNONYMS

convulsion, spasm, paroxysm, collapse, sudden illness, attack, fit, bout

stroke, apoplexy

ictus