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English → English (WordNet) Definition: sequester sequester v 1: requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; “the estate was sequestered” 2: 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” [syn: impound, attach, confiscate, seize] 3: undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion; “The cations were sequestered” 4: keep away from others; “He sequestered himself in his study to write a book” [syn: seclude, sequestrate, withdraw] 5: set apart from others; “The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on” [syn: sequestrate, keep apart, set apart , isolate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sequester Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sequestered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sequestering.] [F. s['e]questrer, L. sequestrare to give up for safe keeping, from sequester a depositary or trustee in whose hands the thing contested was placed until the dispute was settled. Cf. Sequestrate.] 1. (Law) To separate from the owner for a time; to take from parties in controversy and put into the possession of an indifferent person; to seize or take possession of, as property belonging to another, and hold it till the profits have paid the demand for which it is taken, or till the owner has performed the decree of court, or clears himself of contempt; in international law, to confiscate. [1913 Webster] Formerly the goods of a defendant in chancery were, in the last resort, sequestered and detained to enforce the decrees of the court. And now the profits of a benefice are sequestered to pay the debts of ecclesiastics. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause (one) to submit to the process of sequestration; to deprive (one) of one's estate, property, etc. [1913 Webster] It was his tailor and his cook, his fine fashions and his French ragouts, which sequestered him. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. To set apart; to put aside; to remove; to separate from other things. [1913 Webster] I had wholly sequestered my civil affairss. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to retire or withdraw into obscurity; to seclude; to withdraw; -- often used reflexively. [1913 Webster] When men most sequester themselves from action. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] A love and desire to sequester a man's self for a higher conversation. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 5. (Chem.) To bind, so as to make [a metal ion] unavailable in its normal form; -- said of chelating agents, such as EDTA, which, in a solution, bind tightly to multivalent metal cations, thereby lowering their effective concentration in solution. Compounds employed particularly for this purpose are called sequestering agents, or chelating agents. In biochemistry, sequestration is one means of reversibly inhibiting enzymes which depend on divalent metal cations (such as Magnesium) for their activity. Such agents are used, for example, to help preserve blood for storage and subsequent use in transfusion. > [1913 Webster] Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, v. i. 1. To withdraw; to retire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To sequester out of the world into Atlantic and Utopian politics. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To renounce (as a widow may) any concern with the estate of her husband. [1913 Webster] Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, n. 1. Sequestration; separation. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A person with whom two or more contending parties deposit the subject matter of the controversy; one who mediates between two parties; a mediator; an umpire or referee. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) Same as Sequestrum. [1913 Webster]


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