verb (used with or without object), seised, seis·ing.

Chiefly Law. seize.

Related formsseis·a·ble, adjectiveseis·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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US seize


to put into legal possession of (property, etc)
Derived Formsseisable, adjectiveseiser, noun

Word Origin for seise

variant of seize
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