- to sequester (property).
- to confiscate.
Origin of sequestrate
OTHER WORDS FROM sequestratese·ques·tra·tor [see-kwes-trey-ter, si-kwes-trey-], /ˈsi kwɛsˌtreɪ tər, sɪˈkwɛs treɪ-/, noun
Words nearby sequestrate
How to use sequestrate in a sentence
I have not yet handed him his cuffs, which I have ventured to sequestrate on the ground that they are spotted with our ink.
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
Any scheme to sequestrate, to hide it under a bushel, or to put it under lock and key, is a shallow device.
Revolutionary committees every where sequestrate in the gross, in order to plunder in detail.
To use his influence over Major Dabney to sequestrate, absolutely sequestrate, a full third of our property!The Quickening|Francis Lynde
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