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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequesteredadjective

    providing privacy or seclusion

    "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"

  2. sequesteredadjective

    kept separate and secluded

    "a sequestered jury"


  1. sequesteredadjective

    Something that has already been separated.


  1. sequestered

    Sequestered generally refers to the act of isolating or hiding away something or someone from the outside world. It can mean setting aside resources or property, often in legal context, or referring to a place that is quiet, private, and away from people. In legal cases, it can also refer to a jury being kept apart from outside influences. In biology, it can mean the absorption and storage of a particular substance. The term suggests a sense of detachment or separation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sequestered

    of Sequester

  2. Sequesteredadjective

    retired; secluded

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequestered in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequestered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sequestered in a Sentence

  1. Democrat Adam Schiff:

    If those conversations with Putin or with other world leaders are sequestered in that same electronic file that is meant for covert action, not meant for this, if there's an effort to hide those and cover those up, yes we're determined to find out.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    Keep them at the university in a place that's sequestered enough from the other students. But don't have them go home, because they could be spreading it in their home state.

  3. Bennie Thompson:

    Mike Pence life was at risk, there were people who had gallows erected on the lawn of the Capitol ostensibly to hang the vice president. There were people on them threatening the life of the vice president. The vice president could not leave the Capitol of the United States because of the riot. He was sequestered in an area in the Capitol. So his life was in danger.

  4. President Biden:

    They’re a good family and they’re calling for peace and tranquility no matter what that verdict is, i’m praying the verdict is the right verdict. I think it’s overwhelming, in my view. I wouldn’t say that unless the jury was sequestered now.

  5. James Butts:

    These are sociopathic killers that have to be sequestered from society, turn yourselves in. We will find you, and we will prosecute you.

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