Seclude meaning

sĭ-klo͝od
To set or keep apart, as from social contact with others.
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To keep away or apart from others; bar or shut off from the view of or relations with others; isolate.
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To make private or hidden; screen.
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To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.; withdraw from society or into solitude: as, to seclude oneself from the world.
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To shut or keep out; exclude; preclude.
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Origin of seclude

  • Middle English secluden to shut off from Latin sēclūdere sē- apart s(w)e- in Indo-European roots claudere to shut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition