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Overview of verb sequester

The verb sequester has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sequester

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

2. 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")

3. sequester

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

4. seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw

(keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book")

5. 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? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. 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")

2. sequestered

(kept separate and secluded; "a sequestered jury") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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