sequester
verb.
requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
the estate was sequestered
verb.
take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
The FBI seized the drugs|The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment|The police confiscated the stolen artwork
verb.
undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion
The cations were sequestered
verb.
keep away from others
He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
verb.
set apart from others
The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on