seize, seize upon (v.)
[legal] take possession of, take hold of
KL I.i.252 [France to Cordelia] Thee and thy virtues here I seize upon [F; Q ceaze]
MA V.iv.53 [Claudio to Antonio] Which is the lady I must seize upon?
MV IV.i.350 [Portia as Balthasar to Shylock, of an alien] The party 'gainst the which he doth contrive / Shall seize one half his goods
Oth V.ii.362 [Lodovico to Gratiano] keep the house / And seize upon the fortunes of the Moor, / For they succeed on you

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