HyperDic: seizing

English > 2 senses of the word seizing:
NOUNartifactseizingsmall stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
actseizing, grasping, taking hold, prehensionthe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
seizing > pronunciation
Soundssiy'zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > seizing: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsmall stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together.
Broadersmall stuffAny light rope used on shipboard
English > seizing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of gripping / gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles).
Synonymsgrasping, taking hold, prehension
Narrowerclasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdThe act of grasping
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishasimiento
Verbsseizetake hold of

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