来自古法语 sequestrer,使分开，使隔离，来自拉丁语 sequestrare,使妥善保管，使安全，来自 sequester,中间的，调解的，引申词义中间人，调解人，受托人，可能来自 sequi,追随，跟随， 词源同 sequence,second.词义演变比较 seconder,支持者，后援者。后引申词义扣押，没收， 强制管理。
- sequester (v.)
- late 14c., "remove" something, "quarantine, isolate" (someone); "excommunicate;" also intransitive, "separate oneself from," from Old French sequestrer (14c.), from Late Latin sequestrare "to place in safekeeping," from Latin sequester "trustee, mediator," noun use of an adjective meaning "intermediate," which probably is related to sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Meaning "seize by authority, confiscate" is first attested 1510s. Alternative sequestrate (v.) is early 15c., from Latin sequestratus. Related: Sequestered; sequestering.
- 1. CO 2 - emitting industries could pay farmers to buy stoves to char and sequester farm waste.
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