Examples of seizure in a Sentence
the seizure of power by the rebels
property that is protected from seizure
the seizure of evidence by the police
Not all searches and seizures by the police require a warrant.
Recent Examples of seizure from the Web
That seizure comes months after a 4-month-old male Bengal tiger was also confiscated after it was seen being walked on a leash by its owner.
Russia ended the counternarcotics cooperation in 2014 after the United States imposed sanctions on Mr. Ivanov and other Putin allies in retaliation for Russia’s invasion and seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
The Trump administration has been putting pressure on Colombia to curb the flow of drugs into the U.S., and Colombia has stepping up its forced eradication program and increased seizures of cocaine.
During his debut game in the Arizona Fall League, a fan suffered a seizure, and Tebow stayed with the man for 20 minutes, put his hands on him and prayed for him, until paramedics took him from the stadium.
Meanwhile, other drugs have also gained popularity in treating seizures.
The median value of those seizures was about $9,000, not exactly indicative of major drug trafficking operations.
In March, the director-general of the UAE’s Anti-Narcotics Department, Colonel Saeed al-Suwaidi, said seizures of Captagon, real and fake, and crystal meth, had almost quadrupled last year.
This, despite suffering a seizure while on the operating table.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'seizure.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of seizure
SEIZURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seizure for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of something especially by force or violence
law : the act of taking something by legal authority
medical : an abnormal state in which you become unconscious and your body moves in an uncontrolled and violent way
SEIZURE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of seizure
legal Definition of seizure
- seizure of evidence found in plain view
Learn More about seizure
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up seizure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).