from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Chiefly British To seize; confiscate: "The sheriffs ... will be able to seize stock and other assets, and to sequestrate bank accounts belonging to defaulters” ( Daily Telegraph).
- transitive v. To seclude; sequester.
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- v. To sequester.
- adj. Having enclosed underground or partially buried fruiting bodies, like a truffle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To sequester.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- . To set apart from others; seclude.
- In law, to sequester.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. set apart from others
- v. keep away from others
Middle English sequestraten, from Latin sequestrāre, sequestrāt-, to give up for safekeeping; see sequester.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)