Definition for A'LI-EN-ATE

A'LI-EN-ATE, v.t. [L. alieno.]

  1. To transfer title, property or right to another; as, to alienate lands, or sovereignty.
  2. To estrange; to withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent or averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; with from; as, to alienate the heart or affections; to alienate a man from the friends of his youth.
  3. To imply to a wrong use. They shall not alienate the first fruits of the land. – Ezek. xlviii.

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