To Seize. v.n. To fix the grasp or the power on any thing.
Thee and thy virtues here I seize upon:
Be't lawful I take up what's cast away? Shakesp. K. Lear.
Where there is a design of supplanting, that necessarily requires another of accusing: even Jezebel projects not to seize on Naboth's vineyard without a precedent charge. Dec. of Piety.