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Definition 1: place or set apart - [verb of change]

Samples where insulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

Synonyms for insulate in the sense of this definition

(insulate is a kind of ...) treat differently on the basis of sex or race

(... is a kind of insulate ) separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others

"the sun segregates the carbon" "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"

(... is a kind of insulate ) put in a ghetto

"The Jews in Eastern Europe were ghettoized"

(... is a kind of insulate ) seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister

"She cloistered herself in the office"

(... is a kind of insulate ) keep away from others

"He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

(... is a kind of insulate ) place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons

"My dog was quarantined before he could live in England"

(... is a kind of insulate ) leave stranded on a desert island without resources

"The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"

Definition 2: protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material - [verb of change]

Samples where insulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We had his bedroom insulated before winter came

(insulate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of insulate ) provide with weatherstripping

"The window must be weatherstripped before the cold weather sets in"

(... is a kind of insulate ) insulate against noise

"Proust had his apartment soundproofed"

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