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Meaning of SECLUDE

Pronunciation:  si'klood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
 

SECLUDE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sequester, sequestrate, withdraw
 
 See Also: insulate, isolate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*clude\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Secluded}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Secluding}.] [L. secludere, seclusum pref. se- aside +
claudere to shut. See {Close}, v. t.]
1. To shut up apart from others; to withdraw into, or place
   in, solitude; to separate from society or intercourse with
   others.

         Let Eastern tyrants from the light of heaven Seclude
         their bosom slaves.                   --Thomson.

2. To shut or keep out; to exclude. [Obs.] --Evelyn. --
   {Se*clud"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Se*clud"ed*ness}, n.

 

 

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