Arrest and Seizure


Arrest noun - The act of taking into one's control by authority of law.
Usage example: there have been only two arrests for driving while intoxicated in the county in the last six months

Seizure is a synonym for arrest in custody topic. In some cases you can use "Seizure" instead a noun "Arrest", when it comes to topics like law, physical condition, capture, detention. popular alternative

Nearby Words: arresting, arrested, arrester


Seizure noun - A sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder.
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Synonyms for Seizure

Arrest is a synonym for seizure in capture topic. You can use "Arrest" instead a noun "Seizure", if it concerns topics such as custody, law, physical condition. popular alternative

Nearby Words: seize, seized, seizing

How words are described

bad bad arrest bad seizure
illegal illegal arrest illegal seizure
unlawful unlawful arrest unlawful seizure
wrongful wrongful arrest wrongful seizure
Other adjectives: permanent, major, immediate, fatal, subsequent, last, occasional, sudden, attempted.

Both words in one sentence

  • Creator / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn The seizure of The Gulag Archipelago (and suicide of the person who had it in her possession as a result of her arrest) forced him into early publication in the West.
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