Definitions for sequester

Definitions for (verb) sequester

Main entry: sequester, sequestrate, set apart, isolate, keep apart

Definition: set apart from others

Usage: The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

Main entry: withdraw, seclude, sequester, sequestrate

Definition: keep away from others

Usage: He sequestered himself in his study to write a book

Main entry: sequester

Definition: undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion

Usage: The cations were sequestered

Main entry: seize, sequester, attach, impound, confiscate

Definition: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

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

Main entry: sequester

Definition: requisition forcibly, as of enemy property

Usage: the estate was sequestered

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