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  • nounisolation
  • verbisolate

synonyms for quarantine

  • detention
  • lazaretto
  • seclusion
  • segregation
  • separation
  • sequestration
See also synonyms for: quarantined
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How to use quarantine in a sentence

As experts point out, a person who can fly to another country for a vaccine is also a person most likely able to withstand a few more months of quarantine.
DON’T HATE THE VACCINE TOURISTS, HATE THE VACCINE GAMEJEN KIRBYFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
Bypassing the quarantine through advance testing has begun to reverse the trend — Maui visitorship in December was about one-third of normal.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A member of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s security detail tested positive for the coronavirus Monday, sending Buttigieg into a 14-day quarantine less than a week after being sworn in.
BUTTIGIEG TO QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS AFTER SECURITY AGENT TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUSMICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But, in new research conducted with Digiday, surveying more than 200 senior marketers in Europe, 58% of brands say they saw increased creativity in their in-house teams during a time of quarantine.
QUARANTINE DROVE INCREASED CREATIVITY FOR IN-HOUSE TEAMSVERONICA ZEGARRAFEBRUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
They made just one small slip-up after what they described as months of “torturous” quarantine.
900,000 INFECTED. NEARLY 15,000 DEAD. HOW THE CORONAVIRUS TORE THROUGH D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVO, JOHN D. HARDENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The aviation industry has been among those hit hardest by the pandemic, with ongoing travel restrictions, quarantines and waves of infections repeatedly dashing hopes for a turnaround.
AIRLINES WARN EMPLOYEES THEY COULD BE FURLOUGHED AT THE END OF MARCHLORI ARATANIFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They cannot practice while in quarantine but would be eligible to play Sunday if they don’t test positive in the meantime.
CHIEFS ESCAPE FURTHER CORONAVIRUS EXPOSURE AFTER MISHAP INVOLVING BARBER WHO TESTED POSITIVEMARK MASKEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At a certain point, experts say, case rates in a community can become too high for schools to operate safely — or simply so high that it’s impossible to keep schools open because students and staff are constantly in quarantine.
WHAT IT WOULD REALLY TAKE TO REOPEN AMERICAN SCHOOLSANNA NORTHFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
Players and personnel were flown to Australia this month, but 72 players were funneled into a 14-day quarantine and confined to their hotel rooms because their flights included passengers who tested positive for the coronavirus.
SERENA WILLIAMS, NOVAK DJOKOVIC, OUT OF QUARANTINE, THANKFUL TO PLAY IN FRONT OF THOUSANDS OF FANSGLYNN A. HILLJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A temporary quarantine center capable of housing 4,000 suspected cases has been thrown up outside the city of Shijiazhuang, just under 300 kilometers southwest of the capital Beijing.
CHINA MARKS THE WUHAN LOCKDOWN ANNIVERSARY AMID SPIRALING COVID-19 CASES AND WITH RISKY HOLIDAY TRAVEL LOOMINGCHARLIE CAMPBELL / CHANGSHA AND WUHANJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO QUARANTINE

  • apprehension
  • arrest
  • arrestation
  • bust
  • custody
  • delay
  • detainment
  • hindrance
  • holding back
  • holding pen
  • immurement
  • impediment
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • keeping in
  • nab
  • pen
  • pickup
  • pinch
  • quarantine
  • restraint
  • retention
  • time up the river
  • withholding
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