seclude

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seclude (third-person singular simple present secludes, present participle secluding, simple past and past participle secluded)

  1. (transitive) To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.; withdraw from society or into solitude: as, to seclude oneself from the world.
  2. (transitive) To shut or keep out; exclude; preclude.

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  • seclude in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911