verb (used with object)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Origin of sequester
OTHER WORDS FROM sequesterse·ques·tra·ble, adjectivenon·se·ques·tered, adjectiveself-se·ques·tered, adjectiveun·se·ques·tered, adjective
Words nearby sequester
Example sentences from the Web for sequester
Used, hubcap-free tires are well known to sequester standing water—a perfect breeding ground for the next generation of mosquitos.Chikungunya: The Mosquito-Borne Virus That Contorts Your Limbs|Kent Sepkowitz|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The statement was solely focused on spending levels under the omnibus and their increase over the sequester.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 and the sequester have cut discretionary spending across the board.
And the overall funding levels, while better than the sequester, are still awfully low.
It provides $63 billion in sequester relief, which is partially offset by a $23 billion mix of spending cuts and “fees.”Tea Party Republicans: The Biggest Sore Winners in Washington|Jamelle Bouie|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some hoped to overthrow all law and order, that they might revel in the wealth they could then sequester.
If any proven guilt results you shall sequester the property of offenders, in order to assure the judgment.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898|Emma Helen Blair
I have been sent to sequester myself in my see; I have been set to gnaw my fingers as they had been old bones thrown to a dog.The Fifth Queen Crowned|Ford Madox Ford
As surely as the wolf retires before cities, does the fairy sequester herself from the haunts of the licensed victualer.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
All that was necessary was to sequester the vessels and goods of merchants belonging to the nation at which it wished to strike.The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century|Clarence Henry Haring