Definition of Seclude

1. Verb. Keep away from others. "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

Exact synonyms: Sequester, Sequestrate, Withdraw
Generic synonyms: Insulate, Isolate
Related verbs: Adjourn, Retire, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Seclusion, Sequestration, Withdrawal, Withdrawer

Definition of Seclude

1. v. t. To shut up apart from others; to withdraw into, or place in, solitude; to separate from society or intercourse with others.

Definition of Seclude

1. Verb. (transitive) To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.; withdraw from society or into solitude: as, to seclude oneself from the world. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To shut or keep out; exclude; preclude. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seclude

1. to remove or set apart from others [v -CLUDED, -CLUDING, -CLUDES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Seclude

secessionisms
secessionist
secessionists
secessions
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sechium
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seckel
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secles
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secludednesses
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seclusion lodges
seclusion of pupil
seclusionary
seclusions
seclusive
seclusively

Literary usage of Seclude

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife (1910)
"I cannot seclude myself but must be accessible to my fellow-citizens, and this gives an opportunity to all classes and descriptions of people to obtrude ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Search, va I. Examine, explore, scrutinize, investigate, overhaul, sift, inspect, look into, seclude, v. a, I. Separate {from ..."

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