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Definition of Seizure


  1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.
  2. Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership.
  3. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

Seizure Quotations

Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business.
Michael Gerber

The argument of socialists, that people really want to share, beyond a reasonable level of charity, is rubbish, though it is espoused by a lot of rich, pious hypocrites who want to share only enough to avoid widespread starvation, mob violence, and government seizure of more of their incomes.
Conrad Black

What is this? It's music to get a brain seizure by.
Ozzy Osbourne

I feel so lucky that I met the love of my life. You know somebody's in it to win it when they're changing your IV bag or you're having a seizure and they're holding you. And helping you to the bathroom. You know that they love you.
Kathleen Hanna

My son was autistic, and he suffered from seizure disorder every 5 to 10 days. He would suffer a seizure that would last 45 seconds to a minute and sleep for 12 hours.
John Travolta
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Seizure Translations

seizure in French is saisie
seizure in Latin is ereptio, creptio
seizure in Spanish is captura
seizure in Swedish is gripande, attack, anfall