seize on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] [often passive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyseize on
he/she/itseizes on
present participleseizing on
past tenseseized on
past participleseized on

or seize upon

  1. seize on/upon something to use something in an enthusiastic way in order to gain an advantage
See also main entry: seize