What does estrange mean?

Definitions for estrangeɪˈstreɪndʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word estrange.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. estrange(verb)

    remove from customary environment or associations

    "years of boarding school estranged the child from her home"

  2. estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect(verb)

    arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

    "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"


  1. estrange(Verb)

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

  2. estrange(Verb)

    To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations.

  3. Origin: From estranger, from extraneus (from which also English strange, stranger). Also see Spanish: extraño.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Estrange(verb)

    to withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with

  2. Estrange(verb)

    to divert from its original use or purpose, or from its former possessor; to alienate

  3. Estrange(verb)

    to alienate the affections or confidence of; to turn from attachment to enmity or indifference

  4. Origin: [OF. estrangier to remove, F. tranger, L. extraneare to treat as a stranger, from extraneus strange. See Strange.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Estrange

    es-trānj′, v.t. to treat as an alien: to alienate: to divert from its original use or possessor.—p.adj. Estranged′, alienated: disaffected.—ns. Estrang′edness; Estrange′ment; Estrang′er. [O. Fr. estranger (Fr. étranger)—L. extraneāreextraneus. See Strange.]

Anagrams for estrange »

  1. grantees, greatens, reagents, rentages, segreant, sergeant, sternage


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of estrange in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of estrange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of estrange

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Translations for estrange

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • отчуждавамBulgarian
  • odcizitCzech
  • entfremdenGerman
  • αποξενώνωGreek
  • enajenar, alienarSpanish
  • vieraannuttaaFinnish
  • éloigner, aliénerFrench
  • о́туѓи, одда́лечиMacedonian
  • vervreemden, ontwortelenDutch
  • отдаля́ть, отдали́ть, отчужда́ть, отстраня́ть, отчуди́ть, отстрани́тьRussian

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