Synonyms for (verb) isolate

Synonyms: isolate, insulate

Definition: place or set apart

Usage: They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

Similar words: discriminate, single out, separate

Definition: treat differently on the basis of sex or race


Synonyms: sequester, sequestrate, set apart, isolate, keep apart

Definition: set apart from others

Usage: The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

Similar words: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea


Synonyms: isolate

Definition: obtain in pure form

Usage: The chemist managed to isolate the compound

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: isolate

Definition: separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them

Similar words: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out

Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories

Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?