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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sequester(verb)

    requisition forcibly, as of enemy property

    "the estate was sequestered"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, withdraw, set apart, sequestrate, attach

  2. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize(verb)

    take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

    "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, get hold of, tie, set apart, arrogate, sequester, capture, withdraw, attach, prehend, seclude, isolate, impound, assume, pound, keep apart, conquer, usurp, bind, grab, sequestrate, confiscate, take over, seize, appropriate, bond

  3. sequester(verb)

    undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion

    "The cations were sequestered"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, withdraw, set apart, sequestrate, attach

  4. seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw(verb)

    keep away from others

    "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, attach, sequester, impound, seclude, crawfish out, keep apart, retire, crawfish, retreat, take, back away, confiscate, take back, set apart, back out, pull away, take out, unsay, bow out, draw back, seize, recede, recall, move back, call back, sequestrate, draw, draw off, take away, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, isolate, pull back, pull in one's horns, remove

  5. sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate(verb)

    set apart from others

    "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, assign, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, sequester, withdraw, insulate, specify, set apart, sequestrate, attach

Wiktionary

  1. sequester(verb)

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  2. sequester(verb)

    To separate from all external influence.

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  3. sequester(verb)

    To separate in order to store.

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  4. sequester(verb)

    To prevent an ion in solution from behaving normally by forming a coordination compound

    Synonyms:
    segregate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sequester(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    SEQUESTRATE


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