verb (used with or without object), seised, seis·ing.
  1. Chiefly Law. seize.
Related formsseis·a·ble, adjectiveseis·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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US seize

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

Word Origin for seise

variant of seize
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