The chief or recognized head of the clan or section alone can properly dispose of it or assign its use for a time to an outsider; and even he is expected to obtain the consent of the heads of families before he alienates the property.
In my parenting class, we learned that disciplining through fear alienates your children.
In a political argument, resorting to name calling only alienates your opponent.
How would you define alienates? Add your definition here.