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
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
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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