seize englannista suomeksi
saada valtoihinsa, valloittaa
To take possession of (by force, law etc.).
To have a sudden and powerful effect upon.
2010, Antonio Saggio, ''A Secret van Gogh: His Motif and Motives'', (ISBN), (gbooks):
- This sensation of an object becoming alive is a characteristic that, I believe, seizes all viewers of a van Gogh. The Bible goes beyond being a simple still-life object to become a living thing, an expression of strength, an existence that emanates from itself, beyond the painting surface to participate in our very lives.
To lay hold in seizure, by hands or claws (+ (m) or (m)).
To have a seizure.
2012, Martha Holmberg, ''Modern Sauces: More Than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day'' (page 235)
- Chocolate seizes if a small amount of water (or watery liquid such as brandy) finds its way into the chocolate while it is melting. (..) If chocolate seizes, it will look grainy and matte rather than glossy and smooth.
To submit for consideration to a deliberative body.
(with ''of'') To cause (an action or matter) to be or remain before (a certain judge or court).
''This Court will remain seized of this matter.''