Estrange

  • 1 estrange — ESTRANGE. adj. de tout genre. Esloigné, lointain, de dehors. En ce sens il n est en usage que dans ces phrases. Terres estranges. nations estranges. venu d estrange pays. Il est meilleur en poësie. Les Medecins & Chirurgiens appellent, Corps… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 2 estrange — Estrange, comm. gen. penacut. Est adjectif, dont on use avec adjection de son substantif, ores proprement, comme, Les nations estranges, Gentes exterae. Et ores par metaphore, ou en vitupere, comme, C est un homme, une femme estrange. c. de… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 3 estrange — estrange, alienate, disaffect, wean are comparable when meaning to cause one to break a bond or tie of affection or loyalty. Estrange implies separation with consequent indifference or hostility; alienate may or may not suggest actual separation …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Estrange — Es*trange , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estranged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estranging}.] [OF. estrangier to remove, F. [ e]tranger, L. extraneare to treat as a stranger, from extraneus strange. See {Strange}.] 1. To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 estrange — I verb abalienare, alienate, avoid, be disjoined, break with, cut off, disaffect, disband, disconnect, dispart, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divert from original use, divert from the original possessor, divide, draw apart, drive apart, exclude …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 estrange — late 15c., from M.Fr. estrangier to alienate, from V.L. *extraneare to treat as a stranger, from L. extraneus foreign (see STRANGE (Cf. strange)). Related: Estranged …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 estrange — [v] destroy the affections of alien, alienate, antagonize, break up, disaffect, disunify, disunite, divert, divide, divorce, drive apart, leave, make hostile, part, put on the outs*, separate, set at odds*, sever, split, sunder, turn off*, wean,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 estrangé — Estrangé, [estrang]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 estrange — ► VERB 1) cause to feel less close or friendly. 2) (estranged) (of a husband or wife) no longer living with their spouse. DERIVATIVES estrangement noun. ORIGIN Old French estranger, from Latin extraneare treat as a stranger …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 estrange — [e strānj′, istrānj′] vt. estranged, estranging [OFr estranger, to remove < ML extraneare, to treat as a stranger < L extraneus, STRANGE] 1. to remove, as from usual surroundings or associates; keep apart or away 2. to turn (a person) from… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 estrange — ja adj. et n. étrange ; étonnante > « Uno enfant m a fach aquéu mau estrange ! » Th. Aubanel; étranger, ère d un autre pays > Son de causas que nos arriban de l estrange : ce sont des choses qui nous viennent de l étranger. Es anat pron… …

    Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • 12 estrange — transitive verb (estranged; estranging) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French estrangir, estranger, from Medieval Latin extraneare, from Latin extraneus strange more at strange Date: 15th century 1. to remove from customary environment or… …

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  • 13 estrange — estrangement, n. estranger, n. /i straynj /, v.t., estranged, estranging. 1. to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends. 2. to remove to or keep at a… …

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  • 14 estrange — v. (D; tr.) to estrange from (estranged from his wife) * * * [ɪ streɪndʒ] (D; tr.) to estrange from (estranged from his wife) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 estrange — es•trange [[t]ɪˈstreɪndʒ[/t]] v. t. tranged, trang•ing 1) to alienate the affections of; make unfriendly or hostile 2) to remove to or keep at a distance • Etymology: 1475–85; < MF, OF estranger < ML exstrāneāre es•trange′ment, n.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 estrange — verb Arafat was urged not to estrange the Bush White House Syn: alienate, antagonize, turn away, drive away, distance; sever, set at odds with; drive a wedge between (oneself and) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 estrange — 1. verb /ɪˈstreɪndʒ,əˈstreɪndʒ/ a) To cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate. To cease contact with (particularly of a family member or spouse, especially in form ). b) To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations. Syn:… …

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  • 18 estrange — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, aggravate, alien, alienate, antagonize, break up, cast off, cast out, come between, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, delete, depart, disaffect, disarticulate, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 estrange — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. alienate, separate, withdraw; fall out, be unfriendly; disunite, part, wean; transfer. See disjunction. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. alienate, disaffect, separate, come between; see alienate , divide 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 estrange — see STRANGE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins