[ si-kwes-ter ]


  1. isolate or hide away
  2. take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met

Examples of sequester in a sentence:

  • If the verdict is not decided the first day, the judge will sequester the jury members to protect them from external influences.  
  • The writer decided to sequester himself in an isolated cabin so he could finish his novel without interruptions.