Definition of sequesters


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • sequesters is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 19 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • sequesters is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of sequesters

  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. attach
    2. confiscate
    3. impound
    4. seize

  • keep away from others (verb)

    Examples

    1. He sequestered himself in his study to write a book

    Synonyms

    1. seclude
    2. sequestrate
    3. withdraw

  • set apart from others (verb)

    Examples

    1. The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

    Synonyms

    1. isolate
    2. keep apart
    3. sequestrate
    4. set apart

  • requisition forcibly, as of enemy property (verb)

    Examples

    1. the estate was sequestered

  • undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion (verb)

    Examples

    1. The cations were sequestered

See definition of sequesters in Merriam Webster