What is the difference between Cease and Seize and Siege?




What is the difference between Cease and Seize and Siege? :


Cease : (verb)

(
1 ) Stop

Come or bring something to an end

The officer ordered his men cease fire.

That office was ceased to exist.



Seize : (verb)

(
1 ) Take hold of something suddenly and violently

Grab

She seized me by the wrist.


(
2 ) Take stolen goods, illegal drugs, etc…away from someone

10 kilos of heroin were seized yesterday at the airport.


(
3 ) Capture something

Take

The enemy troops seized the airport in a surprise attack.


(
4 ) See an opportunity, etc… and make use of it eagerly and at once

Seize any opening you can.


(
5 ) Affect someone

Suddenly and overwhelmingly

Panic seized us.

We were seized by a sudden impulse to run.



Siege : (noun)

(
1 ) Surrounding of a town, etc… by armed forces in order to capture it or force it to surrender

The town was under the siege for ten days.











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