What does seize on mean?

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seize on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize onverb

    adopt

    "take up new ideas"

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  1. seize on

    To seize on something means to take quick and eager advantage of a situation, opportunity, or piece of information, usually because it supports one's beliefs or purposes. It could also mean to grasp or understand something quickly or to take immediate action on something.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seize on in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seize on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of seize on in a Sentence

  1. Amy Klobuchar:

    This is a historic moment, and America must seize on this moment.

  2. Dan Stein:

    How can the Republican political apparatus not seize on what is the most, the second most, clear obvious political opportunity that President Joe Biden has laid open for Republican candidates ?

  3. Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel:

    Let's seize on the common interest. What is the common threat to all of those countries? What's our common interest here? ISIS. And you build around that, i don't think you're going to find a resolution to Assad until you figure out how you're going to deal with ISIS.

  4. Joe Rosenblum:

    There was always a sense that this thing (PREPA) was going to get done. Maybe a bit slower than I would have expected... The question becomes, does that provide a model to the rest of the debt? I don't necessarily think so, some people might seize on it as Puerto Rico can sit down and negotiate with bondholders. I think the rest of the bondholders for the rest of the debt presents a much more complex problem.

  5. Joe Rosenblum:

    Some people might seize on it as Puerto Rico can sit down and negotiate with bondholders. I think the rest of the bondholders for the rest of the debt presents a much more complex problem.

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