What does the word seclude mean?

Usage examples for seclude

  1. At the time of my first acquaintance with my cousins, however, neither their own studies nor those of their pupils so far engrossed them as to seclude them from society. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  2. More than that, if you say that it is your will that I seclude myself from these attentions, give up dancing, give up rides, drives, walks, and even receiving visits, here, so be it. – The Deserter by Charles King
  3. It was a custom among the Sheep Eaters that the prospective bride must seclude herself and prepare for the coming ceremonies. – The Sheep Eaters by William Alonzo Allen