Meaning of estrange

es•trange

Pronunciation: (i-strānj'), [key]
— -tranged, -trang•ing.
  1. to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends.
  2. to remove to or keep at a distance: The necessity for traveling on business has estranged him from his family.
  3. to divert from the original use or possessor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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