Alienate : Definition

Alienate

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Pronunciation : Al"ien*ate
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. alienatus, p. p. of alienare, fr. alienus. See Alien, and cf. Aliene.]
Definition : Defn: Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from. O alienate from God. Milton.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Al"ien*ate
Part of Speech : v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alienated; p. pr. & vb. n. Alienating.]
Definition : 1. To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.

2. To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from. The errors which . . . alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from the House of Stuart. Macaulay. The recollection of his former life is a dream that only the more alienates him from the realities of the present. I. Taylor.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Al"ien*ate
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A stranger; an alien. [Obs.]


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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