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  Words related to sequester

Related / Similar Words: sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate, seclude, withdraw, impound, attach, confiscate, seize

 

Definition:
  • set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on";
  • keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book";
  • undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion; "The cations were sequestered";
  • 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";
  • requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered";

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    Hyponyms: garnishee, garnish, distrain

     

    Grouped Verbs: adjourn, withdraw, retire, impound, attach, confiscate, seize

     

    Derivational Morphology: withdrawer, withdrawal, segregation, sequestration, seclusion, seizure, confiscation, arrogation, requisition, attachment, impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage

     

     
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