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make withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated

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Andrew Cripps, president of Paramount Pictures International, said: "We are thrilled to be distributing How to Lose Friends and Alienate People in the English speaking markets.
How To Lose Friends & Alienate people will be released on October 3, but you can see it first at Cineworld Broad Street at 6.
She said: "To be told that we set out to alienate minority groups is a very narrow-minded view that I'm sure does not represent the general view in the country.
He employs an old Vietnamese method to alleviate a colleague's headache, and next week, his ethnic jokes alienate his fellow tribe members.
Bush has also learned from his father's experience that siding with scientists gains him little politically, and often alienates conservatives.
In the April/May 1996 issue of LawNow, our family law columnist, Rosemarie Boll, wrote about the Parental Alienation Syndrome, in which one parent consciously or subconsciously, alienates a child from the other parent through the expression of disapproval, criticism or denigration.
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While the DJs easily played advocate during the March 25 rally - even going so far as to broadcast from the downtown rally that drew between 500,000 and a million people - this time around they might have to walk a tightrope of trying not to alienate advertisers and listeners, as some organizers call for a May 1 economic boycott and more rallies.
It seemed like every women's football team did their best to alienate themselves from [lesbian fans] because they were afraid," Cole said.
It has always been politically dangerous for a candidate to side openly with African Americans on whatever divides them from whites, but Streb shows that it can be just as risky to side explicitly against them, which can boost black turnout against a candidate and alienate white middle-class voters who dislike the tension, if not the injustice, in race-based appeals.
This was around the time that James transformed the Contortions into James White and the Blacks, which was a sort of free jazz-disco fusion, guaranteed to alienate all but the most alienated of the alienated.
Here's another great example: Go out on a limb on a nongay topic, alienate large numbers of people you need to persuade, divide the gay population unnecessarily, and devote energy and resources to a subject far, far away from the issue of gay equality.
Each parent could alienate an amount known as the tercio which was one-third of his or her estate as a bequest to an heir of his other choosing.