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alienate

Synonyms of alienate in English:

verb

  • 1 his homosexuality alienated him from his conservative father
    estrange, turn away, set apart, drive apart, isolate, detach, distance, put at a distance;
    set against, part, separate, cut off, sever, divide, divorce, disunite, set at variance/odds, make hostile to, drive a wedge between, sow dissension
    [Antonyms] unite
  • 2 they approached the government for aid in preventing the land from being alienated
    transfer, convey, pass on, hand over, devolve
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