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seizure (n.)

"act of seizing," late 15c., from seize + -ure. Meaning "sudden attack of illness" is attested from 1779.

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Definitions of seizure

seizure (n.)
a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease;
he suffered an epileptic seizure
Synonyms: ictus / raptus
seizure (n.)
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property;
Synonyms: capture / gaining control
seizure (n.)
the act of taking of a person by force;
Synonyms: capture
seizure (n.)
the taking possession of something by legal process;
From wordnet.princeton.edu