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Synonyms for insulate
ˈɪn səˌleɪt, ˈɪns yə-in·su·late

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  1. insulateverb


  2. insulateverb

    To separate, detach, or isolate.


  3. insulateverb

    To separate a body or material from others, eg. by non-conductors to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, etc.

    Ceramic can be used to insulate power lines.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. insulateverb

    protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material

    "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"


  2. isolate, insulateverb

    place or set apart

    "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"

    isolate, keep apart, sequester, set apart, sequestrate

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  1. insulateverb

    detach, isolate, separate, disconnect, disunite, disengage

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  1. Michael Madden:

    This is a man who might provide some tactical advice to the leader but is otherwise a message bearer with little negotiating or policymaking latitude, instead, they put in someone like Kim Hyok Chol to insulate Choe Son Hui and more substantive diplomatic personnel, to a certain degree he is expendable and his superiors are not.

  2. David Sirota:

    If recent history is any guide, if the bomber ends up being a white anti-government extremist, white privilege will likely mean the attack is portrayed as just an isolated incident -- one that has no bearing on any larger policy debates, put another way, white privilege will work to not only insulate whites from collective blame, but also to insulate the political debate from any fallout from the attack.

  3. Richard Blumenthal:

    The world deserves an explanation, not from the Saudis, who evidently are making every effort to insulate and shield Crown Prince, but from an international inquiry.

  4. Laurie Zelinger:

    When people feel scared, they have an instinct to insulate their children and keep them away from anything they are nervous about.

  5. Mark DeVaul:

    The good news is consumers often shop more at the dollar stores during periods of economic weakness.  We wouldn't expect a sharp increase in sales, but we suspect sales will remain stable at the dollar stores while other companies may feel greater pain, we believe the treasure hunt shopping atmosphere will continue to drive traffic and somewhat insulate them from competition from Amazon.

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