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seclude

se·clude

seclude

 
pronunciation:
sih klud
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: secluded, secludes, secluding
definition 1: to cause to be kept away from other people or activity.
The police secluded the witness for her protection.
synonyms:
cloister, isolate
similar words:
confine, dissociate, imprison, maroon, quarantine, segregate, sequester
definition 2: to cause to be isolated; hide away.
synonyms:
isolate
similar words:
confine, hide, maroon, quarantine, segregate, sequester, withdraw
Word Parts
The word seclude contains the following parts:
se- Latin prefix that means away, aside, apart