seize vs arrest: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: seize or arrest

How to spell seize?

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seizeverb

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

seizeverb

take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

seizeverb

take hold of; grab

seizeverb

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

seizeverb

affect

seizeverb

capture the attention or imagination of

seizeverb

hook by a pull on the line

seizeverb

take or capture by force

arrestverb

take into custody

arrestnoun

the state of inactivity following an interruption

arrestverb

cause to stop

arrestverb

attract and fix

arrestnoun

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

arrestverb

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

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