What is the difference between Seize and Siege and Cease?




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


Seize : (verb)

(
1 ) Take hold of something suddenly and violently

Grab

He seized the money-bag and ran off.


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

A large quantity of herion was seized by the customes at the Delhi Airport a few days ago.


(
3 ) Capture something

Take something

The army has seized the power of the government.


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

He seized the chance and made some money.


(
5 ) Affect someone suddenly and overwhelmingly

Panick seized us.



Siege : (noun)

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

By the time the siege ended, the citizens were realy starving.


(
2 ) Surrounding by police of a building in which people are living or hiding

The police began a iege of that big building.



Cease : (verb)

(
1 ) Stop

Come or bring something to an end

That department has ceased to exist.











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