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sequester   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 sIˋkwєstZ 〕


〔 siˊkwestә 〕

Overview of verb sequester

The verb sequester has 5 senses

  • sequester -- (requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered")

  • impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize -- (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")

  • sequester -- (undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion; "The cations were sequestered")

  • seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw -- (keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book")

  • sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate -- (set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on")