verb (used with object), se·ques·trat·ed, se·ques·trat·ing.
- to sequester (property).
- to confiscate.
Origin of sequestrate
Related formsse·ques·tra·tor [see-kwes-trey-ter, si-kwes-trey-] /ˈsi kwɛsˌtreɪ tər, sɪˈkwɛs treɪ-/, noun
Examples from the Web for sequestrate
But if he escape conviction, you must sequestrate the living because of the debts.
Revolutionary committees every where sequestrate in the gross, in order to plunder in detail.
Not sequestrate the income of a man who has been proved to be a thief!
Any scheme to sequestrate, to hide it under a bushel, or to put it under lock and key, is a shallow device.
Grimes had hinted to his friend how easy it would be to sequestrate this money without Morrell knowing it.The Girl from Sunset Ranch|Amy Bell Marlowe
British Dictionary definitions for sequestrate
- to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
- to render (a person) bankrupt