sequestrate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sequestrate set apart from others "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
    • v sequestrate keep away from others "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Sequestrate To sequester.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sequestrate To set apart from others; seclude.
    • sequestrate In law, to sequester. Especially
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Sequestrate (law) to sequester
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. sequestrer—Low L. sequestrāre, -ātum—L. sequester, a depositary—sequi, to follow.

Usage

In literature:

To whom is Adone Alba, to whom are my people of Ruscino, to appeal against the sequestration?
"The Waters of Edera" by Louise de la Ramée, a.k.a. Ouida
Nine hundred and seventy-eight estates were placed under sequestration.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
A more retired spot, a completer sequestration from the world of mart and highway, it would have been hard to find.
"Audrey" by Mary Johnston
The landlords were in every case bound to make fixed estates to their tenants at the risk of sequestration and forfeiture.
"The Land-War In Ireland (1870)" by James Godkin
They probably are of opinion that I will be ashamed to do this by applying publicly for a sequestration.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
We were speaking of sequestration, alluding to a recent lawsuit.
"Famous Modern Ghost Stories" by Various
In case the owner of the goods is a German, they shall simply be sequestrated during the war.
"New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol 2, No. 1, April, 1915" by Various
Matters were different with Jory, whom no one saw, since Mathilde despotically kept him sequestrated.
"His Masterpiece" by Emile Zola
My very sequestration of the papers may excite Salome's suspicions.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
Bewildered, I signed and paid the Sequestration Commissioner out o' my buckskin pouch in hard coin.
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

A sequestration bare.
Too far alike we were,
Too far
Dissimilar.
"To The Dead Cardinal Of Westminster" by Francis Thompson

In news:

Congress stares down 'sequestration D-Day .
Budget sequestration would be a dagger to defense.
This story has been updated to correct the percentage the defense budget will be cut from sequestration.
Jon Greenert discusses sequestration, rising deployments, programs and China's gorwing naval presence.
Unless lawmakers take some action to avert sequestration, significant budget cuts will hit agencies come January.
"f specific information becomes available that certain company facilities may suffer mass layoffs due to sequestration, we will issue WARN notices at that time as required by law," said Brian Roehrkasse, a spokesman for the company.
Leaner Navy looking at future technology, fleet size and sequestration.
Sequestration Reaper is lurking .
The Obama administration is continuing to encourage employers to ignore the WARN Act, which would require them to inform employees before the presidential election that they may face layoffs due to sequestration.
Sequestration Resources Available for City Leaders.
The sequestration or fiscal cliff, austerity versus prosperity or "grand bargain" — whatever we want to call it — has serious implications for ordinary people.
Defense industry "cautiously upbeat" about sequestration negotiations.
For Pre-Election Sequestration Deal, Time Is Up.
Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.
Turner Stands On His Record For Reelection, Sequestration And Delphi.
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In science:

These species should be depleted into feldspars in the presence of silicates; their presence requires the sequestration of condensates to deeper levels1 (Burrows et al. 2000).
Cloud Formation and Dynamics in Cool Dwarf and Hot Exoplanetary Atmospheres
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