Etymology

1. quarantine

noun. ['ˈkwɔrənˌtiːn'] enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease.

Etymology

  • quarantina (Italian)
  • quarantina giorni (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Quarantine

  • florentine

Example sentences of the word quarantine


1. Noun, singular or mass
And what does one do when under quarantine and in need of a table accent?

2. Adjective
In these situations, a quarantine aquarium is probably the best option for the infected fish.

3. Verb, base form
Run a full system scan and follow the on-screen instructions to quarantine malware files found by the antivirus software.

Quotes containing the word quarantine


1. I had a dream about you last night.. You were playing with chicken livers and told me everyone was in quarantine.
- Amy Summers, I Had a Dream About You

2. Unhappiness can be like a virus spreading from one person, to the next person, to the next one and so on. When someone is mean or rude to you, do not let their unhappiness infect your own life. If you are the unhappy one, please quarantine yourself so you do not infect others!
- Jennifer O'Neill, Soul DNA: Your Spiritual Genetic Code Defines Your Purpose

2. quarantine

noun. ['ˈkwɔrənˌtiːn'] isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease.

Synonyms

  • isolation

Antonyms

  • involvement
  • engagement

Etymology

  • quarantina (Italian)
  • quarantina giorni (Italian)

3. quarantine

verb. ['ˈkwɔrənˌtiːn'] place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons.

Synonyms

  • insulate

Etymology

  • quarantina (Italian)
  • quarantina giorni (Italian)
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