Synonyms for Seizure:
n.occupy, besiege, invade, seize, storm, subdue, suppress, annex, subjugate, conquer. episode, spell, convulsion, illness, breakdown, relapse, flare up, fit, breakout. catch, grab, clutch, get. give, preemption, arrogation, usurpation, assumption. law, pickup, bust, pinch, collar. expropriation. access, attack, health. •act (noun)
•convulsive attack (noun)
access, spell, illness, breakdown, fit, convulsion.
•muscle spasm (noun)
capture, raptus, gaining control, ictus.
arrogation, illness, preemption. pickup, usurpation, collar, flare up, episode. breakout, catch, relapse. access, assumption. grab, pinch. spell. •confiscation
•Other relevant words:
collar, bust, pickup, seize, gaining control, attack, convulsion, catch, clutch, invade, conquer, grab, relapse, get, ictus, usurpation, spell, arrogation, raptus, expropriation, access, assumption, storm, breakdown, fit, illness, occupy, taking, preemption, pinch.
Usage examples for seizure
The priest by way of interpretation notes a series of signs registered in the collections, all prognosticating an abnormal state of affairs- a woman on the throne, captivity, seizure of the throne by an usurper and revolt. – Babylonian-Assyrian Birth-Omens and Their Cultural Significance by Morris Jastrow