verb (used with object), es·tranged, es·trang·ing.
- estramustine phosphate sodium,
- estrela mountain dog
Origin of estrange
Examples from the Web for estrange
Still there were many things to divide and estrange men from each other, and the earth was full of bitterness.The Builders|Joseph Fort Newton
Behold his amazement on discovering his scholar whom he had been seeking to estrange from harmony to theology!Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
The South ought not again to fall into the error of 1860, and estrange their real friends, and irritate the Northern masses.Old Times in Dixie Land|Caroline E. Merrick
Do you know that this revengeful passion of yours will estrange all sympathy from you?The Days of My Life|Mrs. Oliphant
Is he contradicting some allegation which had helped to estrange the Galatians?The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
Word Origin for estrange
late 15c., from Middle French estrangier "to alienate," from Vulgar Latin *extraneare "to treat as a stranger," from Latin extraneus "foreign" (see strange). Related: Estranged.