verb (used with object), quar·an·tined, quar·an·tin·ing.
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Origin of quarantine
OTHER WORDS FROM quarantinequar·an·tin·a·ble, adjectivequar·an·tin·er, nounpre·quar·an·tine, noun, verb (used with object), pre·quar·an·tined, pre·quar·an·tin·ing.un·quar·an·tined, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for quarantine
Before taping, contestants were quarantined in the green room.Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush|Sujay Kumar|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While quarantined, she was seemingly powerless to challenge her banishment to a tent in Newark.
The apartment is quarantined but a terrace door was left open so the dog could go outside “to do his business.”The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The village and surrounding area they were traveling to was quarantined, and had been for weeks.
The quarantined towns are in desperate need of other vital support systems.
There was a “pest house” where victims of small pox were quarantined.The Pinos Altos Story|Dorothy Watson
To the day I quarantined him for distemper, she and her son had been inseparable.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune
Eggert walked up and down with me, smiling broadly and talking of the old days when our party was quarantined there.
During the winter just passed, Kansas had quarantined against Texas cattle, and the trail was barred from that state.Wells Brothers|Andy Adams
I asked Eggert where he got it and he said it had been given him by a quarantined American not many months before.
British Dictionary definitions for quarantine
Word Origin for quarantine
Medical definitions for quarantine
Cultural definitions for quarantine
The isolation of people who either have a contagious disease or have been exposed to one, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease.