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Synonyms for sequester
sɪˈkwɛs tərse·quester

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Wiktionary

  1. sequesterverb

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  2. sequesterverb

    To separate from all external influence.

    The jury was sequestered from the press by the judge's order.

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  3. sequesterverb

    To separate in order to store.

    The coal burning plant was ordered to sequester its CO emissions.

    Synonyms:
    segregate

  4. sequesterverb

    To prevent an ion in solution from behaving normally by forming a coordination compound

    Synonyms:
    segregate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sequesterverb

    requisition forcibly, as of enemy property

    "the estate was sequestered"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, withdraw, set apart, sequestrate, attach

  2. impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seizeverb

    take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority

    "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, get hold of, tie, set apart, arrogate, capture, withdraw, attach, prehend, seclude, isolate, impound, assume, pound, keep apart, conquer, usurp, bind, grab, sequestrate, confiscate, take over, seize, appropriate, bond

  3. sequesterverb

    undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion

    "The cations were sequestered"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, withdraw, set apart, sequestrate, attach

  4. seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdrawverb

    keep away from others

    "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, attach, impound, seclude, crawfish out, keep apart, retire, crawfish, retreat, take, back away, confiscate, take back, set apart, back out, pull away, take out, unsay, bow out, draw back, seize, recede, recall, move back, call back, sequestrate, draw, draw off, take away, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, isolate, pull back, pull in one's horns, remove

  5. sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolateverb

    set apart from others

    "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"

    Synonyms:
    seize, keep apart, assign, confiscate, isolate, impound, seclude, withdraw, insulate, specify, set apart, sequestrate, attach

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sequesterverb

    Synonyms:
    SEQUESTRATE

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How to use sequester in a sentence?

  1. Stuart Roberts:

    Grazing cattle is the most sustainable way to use land for food production which is unsuitable for growing any other crop, by using our grasslands in this way we can sequester carbon at the same time as turning inedible grass into a highly nutritious protein which our growing population can enjoy.

  2. Lawrence Korb:

    He came into an almost impossible situation, he had a confirmation hearing that really weakened him and he inherited a budget that was impacted by a sequester.

  3. Thomas Gray:

    Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.

  4. Democratic Mayor David Bowers:

    I'm reminded that President Franklin D. Roosevelt felt compelled to sequester Japanese foreign nationals after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and it appears that the threat of harm to America from ISIS now is just as real and serious as that from our enemies then.

  5. Eli Dickerson:

    Another thing that trees do for us is sequester pollution, on top of living in an area that might flood more, living in an area that's hotter, living in an area that also has more particulate matter and worse air quality, all of this can be addressed by trees.


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