seize hold of

Definition of seize hold of

  1. :  to forcefully take and hold (someone or something) with the hand or arms She seized hold of my hand.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to vest ownership of a freehold estate in

    :  to put in possession of something

    :  to take possession of :  confiscate

  1. :  to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

    :  to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

    :  to have as a mark of distinction

  1. :  stronghold

    :  confinement, custody

    :  prison

  1. :  the interior of a ship below decks

    :  the cargo deck of a ship

    :  the cargo compartment of a plane

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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