sequester

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, verb (used with an object) [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.

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.

2. To cause (one) to submit to the process of sequestration; to deprive (one) of one's estate, property, etc.

It was his tailor and his cook, his fine fashions and his French ragouts, which sequestered him. --South.

3. To set apart; to put aside; to remove; to separate from other things.

I had wholly sequestered my civil affairss. --Bacon.

4. To cause to retire or withdraw into obscurity; to seclude; to withdraw; -- often used reflexively.

When men most sequester themselves from action. --Hooker.

A love and desire to sequester a man's self for a higher conversation. --Bacon.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, verb (used without an object)

1. To withdraw; to retire. [Obs.]

To sequester out of the world into Atlantic and Utopian politics. --Milton.

2. (Law) To renounce (as a widow may) any concern with the estate of her husband.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, noun

1. Sequestration; separation. [R.]

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.

3. (Med.) Same as {Sequestrum}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sequester

verb

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}, {sequester}, {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}, {sequester}, {sequestrate}, {withdraw}]

5: set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on" [syn: {sequester}, {sequestrate}, {keep apart}, {set apart}, {isolate}]


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