Synonyms of quarantine


1. quarantine, isolation

usage: enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease

2. quarantine, isolation, closing off

usage: isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease


1. quarantine, isolate, insulate

usage: place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons; "My dog was quarantined before he could live in England"

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Definition and meaning of quarantine (Dictionary)