Definition Of seizure


a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit.

the patient had a seizure

the action of capturing someone or something using force.

the seizure of the Assembly building

Example Of seizure

  • A Canadian court heard how an epileptic driver had a seizure while driving and killed a cyclist.

  • A febrile seizure is triggered by a high fever.

  • A smaller wave of immigration accompanied Henry I's seizure and consolidation of power.

  • After the assassination of Julius Caesar and seizure of power by the Second Triumvirate, Brutus and Cassius were left commanding republican forces in the east.

  • another seizure of power by the military

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