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seize

How to sign: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
"He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died";

take over in ASL Watch how to sign take over in American Sign Language
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take over in ASL Watch how to sign take over in American Sign Language
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usurp in ASL Watch how to sign usurp in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: usurp, take over, arrogate, assume

Categories: take

Within this category: annex, appropriate, preoccupy, raid

seize

How to sign: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
"The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork";

confiscate in ASL Watch how to sign confiscate in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: impound, confiscate, sequester, attach

Categories: take

Within this category: distrain, garnishee

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