- to sequester (property).
- to confiscate.
- to separate; seclude.
Origin of sequestrate
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Examples from the Web for sequestrated
As soon as a man was arrested for heresy, his property was sequestrated and inventoried.Folkways</p>
William Graham Sumner
The sequestrated Italian estates were returned to their owners.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
He has restored to Camilla a portion of her mother's sequestrated estates.Vittoria, Complete
I am a lady and I crave justice on the man who has incarcerated and sequestrated me.The Mesmerist's Victim
The wealth of the noblest families was sequestrated to the state.Beric the Briton
G. A. Henty
- law a variant of sequester (def. 3)
- mainly Scots law
- to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
- to render (a person) bankrupt
- archaic to seclude or separate
C16: from Late Latin sequestrāre to sequester
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