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isolate

i·so·late

isolate

 
 
pronunciation:
aI s leIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: isolated, isolates, isolating
definition: to set apart in order to make alone.
The doctors isolated the sick child.His house is isolated in the woods.
antonyms:
combine
similar words:
insulate, separate
derivation: isolator (n.)
Word Builder: isolate +
  • isolated:
    separate and alone; far from others.
  • isolation:
    the act of keeping someone or something separate and alone.