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
How to use quarantine in a sentence
Vermont is requiring quarantines from guests traveling from virus hot zones.
By the end of it, I was ready to get out of quarantine and get back up here.Cowboys QB Andy Dalton says covid-19 ‘hit me hard’ after concussion|Des Bieler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
For example, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut include Virginia on their lists of states whose infection rates are high enough to require a 14-day quarantine period.Virginia’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Antonio Olivo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Other players, drafted players, came from bigger programs and had better resources during quarantine.For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Aides who have been in contact with Monahan’s office, and spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect the privacy of affected senators, said they were told their contact with Grassley was too fleeting to require quarantine.Virus threat reaches into halls of Congress, clouding Senate agenda|Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
At the federal level, much remains undefined defined: What would be the basis for quarantining individuals?
Turning the tide of the epidemic, he says, will require “rigorous contact, tracing, and quarantining.”
But Kansas does have a law on the books dating back to 1988 that bans quarantining those diagnosed with AIDS.Kansas Quarantine Bill Has HIV/AIDS Advocates Up in Arms|David Freedlander|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"You deserve quarantining, if ever anyone did," said Norah, indignantly.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
Quarantining was very unpopular with the very people who were benefited most by it, hence the passage of this act.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester
Note that, after the quarantining of measles in 1896, the death-rate dropped at once.A Handbook of Health|Woods Hutchinson
And having said it, he relighted his quarantining pipe and refused to meet my eye.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
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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.