Synonyms of quarantine
Definition of quarantine
a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed.
Was she in quarantine to protect most of her immediate family from the disease that was about to end her life?
impose isolation on (a person, animal, or place); put in quarantine.
Some areas are quarantining returning migrants, while teams are being organised to bring in crops so that workers don't have to return to help with the harvest, they said.
Example of quarantine
After the transplant she had to spend six months in quarantine to avoid catching an infection while her immune system recovered, but now she is fit and well.
As the period for keeping them in quarantine was over, they were shifted to the exhibit area.
Buster had to spend six months in quarantine on his return from Iraq.
For nearly one hundred years, bringing a pet into Britain involved a six month period in quarantine .
Hundreds of immigrants, mostly English and some Irish, died on the island while in quarantine .
I quarantine all new fish for one month
If foot-and-mouth does hit this area and we are quarantined , we won't even be able to do this.
In this situation, Ponter actually does get sick and almost dies and all those who made contact with him are quarantined .
Isabel and the two older boys also succumbed to diphtheria and were in quarantine for a month.
Like their hosts, the plant pathogens are also of foreign origin and are thus kept in quarantine .