transitive verb-·seized′, -·seiz′ing
Law to deprive wrongfully of real property; dispossess unlawfully
also sp. dis·seise′
Origin of disseizeMiddle English disseisen from Anglo-French disseisir from Old French dessaisir: see dis- and seize
transitive verbdis·seized, dis·seiz·ing, dis·seiz·es, also dis·seised dis·seis·ing dis·seis·es Law
To remove (a party) wrongly from real property that is lawfully possessed.
Origin of disseizeMiddle English disseisen from Anglo-Norman disseisir variant of Old French dessaisir des- dis- saisir to seize ; see seize .
(third-person singular simple present disseizes, present participle disseizing, simple past and past participle disseized)