- vt.使隔绝，使隔离; <律>扣押;
- 第三人称单数: sequesters;
- 过去式: sequestered;
- 过去分词: sequestered;
- 现在分词: sequestering;
1. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property;
"the estate was sequestered"
2. take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority;
"The FBI seized the drugs"
"The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"
"The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
3. undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion;
"The cations were sequestered"
4. keep away from others;
"He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
5. set apart from others;
"The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"