verb (used with object), se·ques·trat·ed, se·ques·trat·ing.
- to sequester (property).
- to confiscate.
- to separate; seclude.
- law a variant of sequester (def. 3)
- mainly Scots law
- to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
- to render (a person) bankrupt
- archaic to seclude or separate