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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")

Overview of adj sequestered

The adj sequestered has 2 senses

  • cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequestered -- (providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot")

  • sequestered -- (kept separate and secluded; "a sequestered jury")