requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
"the estate was sequestered"
impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize(verb)
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"
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
undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion
"The cations were sequestered"
seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw(verb)
keep away from others
"He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
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
sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate(verb)
set apart from others
"The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
To separate from all external influence.
The jury was sequestered from the press by the judge's order.
To separate in order to store.
The coal burning plant was ordered to sequester its CO emissions.
To prevent an ion in solution from behaving normally by forming a coordination compound
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How to use sequester in a sentence?
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.
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.
Relations of power in West Africa had been hiding the skills and wisdom of local farmers, scientists need to pay more attention and respect to existing practices, especially if these practices can boost food production and sequester carbon.
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.
I would rather keep all the levels lower and stick to the sequester, but there are people in leadership who live outside of reality and want to increase things that Republicans like and pretend Democrats don't exist.
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