Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate.
  • v. this sense?) (obsolete) To estrange; to cause alienation of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate.
  • transitive v. To estrange; to withdraw.
  • transitive v. To cause alienation of (mind).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In civil law, to transfer the title of from one to another; make over to another, as goods.
  • To estrange or wholly withdraw.

Etymologies

From Latin abaliēnātus, perfect passive participle of abaliēnō ("alienate; remove"); from ab- ("by, from; away") + aliēnō ("alienate, estrange"); from aliēnus ("foreign, alien"), from alius ("other, another"). (Wiktionary)

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