verb (used with object), se·clud·ed, se·clud·ing.
- seckel syndrome,
Origin of seclude
Examples from the Web for seclude
Seclude thyself from the turmoil of secular affairs and often even from talk with thy brethren.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Darling, how I hate to seclude you from the gaze of men because I am too poor to adorn you like the rest.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
She seemed anxious to seclude herself from the world, and to seek to drown her grief in the solitude she had formerly avoided.
I readily consented to seclude myself from Wieland's presence.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
The choice of the plain of Kalawao as the spot on which to seclude the lepers from all the Islands was very happy.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
Word Origin for seclude
mid-15c., "to shut up, enclose, confine," from Latin secludere "shut off, confine," from se- "apart" (see secret) + -cludere, variant of claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). Meaning "to remove or guard from public view" is recorded from 1620s. Related: Secluded; secluding.