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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Alienate

A'LIENATE, verb transitive [Latin alieno.]

1. To transfer title, property or right to another; as, to alienate lands, or sovereignty.

2. To estrange; to withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent or averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; with from; as, to alienate the heart or affections; to alienate a man from the friends of his youth.

3. To apply to a wrong use.

They shall not alienate the first fruits of the land.

Ezekiel 48:14.

A'LIENATE, adjective [Latin alienatus.]

Estranged; withdrawn from; stranger to; with from.

O alienate from God, O spirit accurst.

The whigs were alienate from truth.