Synonyms for sequester

Synonyms for (verb) sequester

Synonyms: sequester, sequestrate, set apart, isolate, keep apart

Definition: set apart from others

Usage: The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

Similar words: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea


Synonyms: withdraw, seclude, sequester, sequestrate

Definition: keep away from others

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

Similar words: isolate, insulate

Definition: place or set apart

Usage: They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates


Synonyms: sequester

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

Usage: The cations were sequestered

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks


Synonyms: sequester

Definition: requisition forcibly, as of enemy property

Usage: the estate was sequestered

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks