alienate

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Synonyms for alienate

alienate someone from something

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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make withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated

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I do not think this would be true, because the Negro is a much stronger and wiser man than he was thirty-five years ago, and he is fast learning the lesson that he cannot afford to act in a manner that will alienate his Southern white neighbours from him.
Sports Minister Gregory Campbell said the Team GB title applied to the UK's competitors excludes and alienates people from here.
Every time an incident occurs, it only alienates the Muslim community more.
It's their objectionable behaviour that alienates them from us.
Gardner observed, in the conduct of numerous custody evaluations of children, that divorcing families shared common characteristics which he designated parental alienation syndrome, (1) in which one parent, an alienating parent, alienates the child or children from a targeted parent.
At its most didactic, feminist art alienates the male portion of its audience; but when it entices, it's at women's expense.