Definition of Estrange

1. Verb. Remove from customary environment or associations. "Years of boarding school estranged the child from her home"

Generic synonyms: Move Out, Remove, Take Out
Derivative terms: Estrangement



2. Verb. Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness. "The performance is likely to estrange Sue"; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
Exact synonyms: Alien, Alienate, Disaffect
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Drift Apart, Drift Away, Wean
Derivative terms: Alienator, Disaffection, Estrangement

Definition of Estrange

1. v. t. To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with.

Definition of Estrange

1. Verb. (transitive) To cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate. To cease contact with (particularly of a family member or spouse, especially in form (term estranged)). ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Estrange

1. to alienate [v -TRANGED, -TRANGING, -TRANGES] - See also: alienate

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Literary usage of Estrange

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1. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke, Bernard Burke (1844)
"Ann, daughter and co-heir of Thomas, son of Sir Tim mas L'estrange, ... design was discovered to Colonel Walton, the governor, and L'estrange made prisoner. ..."

2. The Poems of Sir Walter Raleigh: Collected and Authenticated, with Those of by Walter Raleigh, Henry Wotton (1892)
"1757; but is given to L'estrange in a Harl. MS. that belonged to Lord Capel himself; see Park's Walpole, " Royal and Noble Authors," vol. iii. p. 35. ..."

3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"Twenty select colloquies by Sir Roger L'estrange, to which are added seven new colloquies, as also the life of Erasmus by Mr. Brown. Lond. 1699. 8vo. ..."

4. The East Anglian: Or, Notes and Queries on Subjects Connected with the by Charles Harold Evelyn White (1866)
""John L'estrange, the 3d son of Sr Nicholas L'estrange, and Dame Ann his wife, ... "Here Lyeth the Body of Dame Ann L'estrange, wife of Sr Thomas L'estrange ..."

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