Synonyms of 'seizure'
1 attackDictionary, fit, spasm
I was prescribed drugs to control seizures.
2 takingDictionary, grabbing, annexation
the seizure of territory through force
3 captureDictionary, arrest, apprehension
a mass seizure of hostages
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the attempted abduction of two youths
the country's annexation of its neighbour
Thesaurus for seizure from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone has a seizure , they have a sudden violent attack of an illness , especially one that affects their heart or brain .