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se·ques·trate

 (sē′kwĭ-strāt′, sĕk′wĭ-, sĭ-kwĕs′trāt′)
tr.v. se·ques·trat·ed, se·ques·trat·ing, se·ques·trates
To sequester.

[Middle English sequestraten, from Latin sequestrāre, sequestrāt-, to give up for safekeeping; see sequester.]
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sequestrate

(sɪˈkwɛstreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) law a variant of sequester3
2. (Law) chiefly Scots law
a. to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
b. to render (a person) bankrupt
3. archaic to seclude or separate
[C16: from Late Latin sequestrāre to sequester]
sequestrator n
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sequestrate


Past participle: sequestrated
Gerund: sequestrating

Imperative
sequestrate
sequestrate
Present
I sequestrate
you sequestrate
he/she/it sequestrates
we sequestrate
you sequestrate
they sequestrate
Preterite
I sequestrated
you sequestrated
he/she/it sequestrated
we sequestrated
you sequestrated
they sequestrated
Present Continuous
I am sequestrating
you are sequestrating
he/she/it is sequestrating
we are sequestrating
you are sequestrating
they are sequestrating
Present Perfect
I have sequestrated
you have sequestrated
he/she/it has sequestrated
we have sequestrated
you have sequestrated
they have sequestrated
Past Continuous
I was sequestrating
you were sequestrating
he/she/it was sequestrating
we were sequestrating
you were sequestrating
they were sequestrating
Past Perfect
I had sequestrated
you had sequestrated
he/she/it had sequestrated
we had sequestrated
you had sequestrated
they had sequestrated
Future
I will sequestrate
you will sequestrate
he/she/it will sequestrate
we will sequestrate
you will sequestrate
they will sequestrate
Future Perfect
I will have sequestrated
you will have sequestrated
he/she/it will have sequestrated
we will have sequestrated
you will have sequestrated
they will have sequestrated
Future Continuous
I will be sequestrating
you will be sequestrating
he/she/it will be sequestrating
we will be sequestrating
you will be sequestrating
they will be sequestrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sequestrating
you have been sequestrating
he/she/it has been sequestrating
we have been sequestrating
you have been sequestrating
they have been sequestrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sequestrating
you will have been sequestrating
he/she/it will have been sequestrating
we will have been sequestrating
you will have been sequestrating
they will have been sequestrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sequestrating
you had been sequestrating
he/she/it had been sequestrating
we had been sequestrating
you had been sequestrating
they had been sequestrating
Conditional
I would sequestrate
you would sequestrate
he/she/it would sequestrate
we would sequestrate
you would sequestrate
they would sequestrate
Past Conditional
I would have sequestrated
you would have sequestrated
he/she/it would have sequestrated
we would have sequestrated
you would have sequestrated
they would have sequestrated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sequestrate - keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
isolate, insulate - place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
adjourn, retire, withdraw - break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
2.sequestrate - set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
disunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
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sequestrate

verb
To put into solitude:
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Translations

sequestrate

[sɪˈkwestreɪt] VTsecuestrar
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sequestrate

[ˈsiːkwɛstreɪt] vt [+ assets, property] → mettre sous séquestre
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sequestrate

vt (Jur) → sequestrieren
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sequestrate

[sɪˈkwɛstreɪt] vtsequestrare, confiscare
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References in classic literature ?
Monseigneur gone, and the three strong men absolving themselves from the sin of having drawn his high wages, by being more than ready and willing to cut his throat on the altar of the dawning Republic one and indivisible of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, Monseigneur's house had been first sequestrated, and then confiscated.
On the other hand, if the Courier dies, how is the sequestrated and unknown nobleman to be put out of the way?
I covered my head and arms with the skirt of my frock, and went out to walk in a part of the plantation which was quite sequestrated; but I found no pleasure in the silent trees, the falling fir-cones, the congealed relics of autumn, russet leaves, swept by past winds in heaps, and now stiffened together.
Funds of 19 companies should also be sequestrated following the court ruling.
Darren Holley was sequestrated at Alloa Sheriff Court on November 2.
Al-Houthi said his group also wanted guarantees that their plane supplied by Oman would not have to stop in Djibouti for inspection in both directions, after being "sequestrated" there by the Saudi-led military coalition last time for months.
Many of the debts are often down to businesses which have been liquidated or sequestrated.
Bosses have been unable to claim the cash after businesses were dissolved, liquidated or sequestrated.
We have read with great interest the article on resorption of sequestrated lumbar disc herniation with conventional therapy by Cizmeci et al.
"The building of Israeli colonies on sequestrated Arab land continues unabated with the tacit support of the right-wing government of Netanyahu.
The building of Israeli settlements on sequestrated Arab land, with the tacit support of the right-wing government of Benjamin Netanyahu, continues unabated.