verb (used with object), se·ques·trat·ed, se·ques·trat·ing.
- to sequester (property).
- to confiscate.
Origin of sequestrate
Related Words for sequestratedembargo, retire, closet, separate, conceal, screen, ostracize, cover, immure, boycott, segregate, blockade, sequester, enclose, withdraw, cloister, confine, quarantine, evict
Examples from the Web for sequestrated
Historical Examples of sequestrated
As soon as a man was arrested for heresy, his property was sequestrated and inventoried.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
The sequestrated Italian estates were returned to their owners.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
He has restored to Camilla a portion of her mother's sequestrated estates.Vittoria, Complete
I am a lady and I crave justice on the man who has incarcerated and sequestrated me.The Mesmerist's Victim
The wealth of the noblest families was sequestrated to the state.Beric the Briton
G. A. Henty
- to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
- to render (a person) bankrupt