alienate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlealienating
past tensealienated
past participlealienated
  1. 2
    to make someone feel that they do not belong in a place or group

    Crowded classrooms can alienate a shy child.

  2. 3
    legal to give someone something such as property or rights

    The landowner is entitled to alienate the land to another.