alienate


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Synonyms for alienate

alienate someone from something

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Synonyms for alienate

to make distant, hostile, or unsympathetic

to change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document

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arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

transfer property or ownership

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make withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated

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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People" fully lives up - or down - to its title.
If you want to lose friends and alienate people then buy them a ticket to this film - it's just not as smart or funny as you hope.
Mr Smith, chairman and chief executive of Intandem Films, who led the financing, said: "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People represents exactly the type of film which Intandem likes to bring to distributors - a strong commercial project with an experienced producer and a high level of cast and crew.
Another problem with innovation is that if you change something, you may alienate those who were happy buying what it is that you had been selling.
OR MAYBE HE DIDN'T WANT TO DRAW ATTENTION TO APPOINTMENTS THAT WOULD ALIENATE HIS CONSERVATIVE BASE.
He insisted that there was no intent "to alienate the hunting and outdoorsman community," since the company was unaware that "the AHA has apparently taken some active stances against certain rights of hunters.
In contrast, a CEO who says business is great when the company is facing real problems is going to alienate a lot of analysts.
SIMON Pegg's eagerly-anticipated new film How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is to have a charity premiere in Birmingham next Tuesday in aid of Cure Leukaemia.
The idea of taking a traditional tale and retelling it is fine, but it should not alienate parts of the workforce.
ALAN Murray (Police alienate people they need help from, Voice Of The North, November 23) believes the police are wasting their time, and alienating the public, by focusing on speeding motorists instead of catching "'real criminals".
It could lure more ethnic viewers or alienate fans with the ploy's crassness.
If we continue to ignore and alienate our youth, there is no doubt that the church will soon disappear.
His "tendencies," as his mother calls them, frustrate his parents and alienate him from his peers.