Synonyms of alienate in English:



  • 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
  • Definition of alienate in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day dinkum
    Pronunciation: ˈdiNGkəm
    (of an article or person) genuine