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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /æbˈeɪl.jəˌneɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /æbˈeɪl.jəˌneɪt/

Definitions of abalienate word

  • noun abalienate (civil law, transitive) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. 1
  • verb abalienate (Transitive Verb) (civil law) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate. 0
  • verb abalienate (Obsolete (No longer in use)) To estrange; to cause alienation of. 0

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Parts of speech for Abalienate


abalienate popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for abalienate

verb abalienate

  • relinquish — to renounce or surrender (a possession, right, etc.): to relinquish the throne.
  • hand over — the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb.
  • waive — to refrain from claiming or insisting on; give up; forgo: to waive one's right; to waive one's rank; to waive honors.
  • grant — to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter.
  • transfer — to convey or remove from one place, person, etc., to another: He transferred the package from one hand to the other.

Antonyms for abalienate

verb abalienate

  • refuse — to decline to accept (something offered): to refuse an award.
  • challenge — A challenge is something new and difficult which requires great effort and determination.
  • deny — When you deny something, you state that it is not true.
  • disallow — to refuse to allow; reject; veto: to disallow a claim for compensation.
  • disapprove — to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion.

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