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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 alien·ate /ˈeliəˌnet, ˈeljə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 alien·ate /ˈelɪəˌnet, ˈeljə-/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ien·ate a.  Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.
    O alienate from God.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ien·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alienated p. pr. & vb. n. Alienating.]
 1. To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
 2. To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from.
    The errors which . . . alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from the House of Stuart.   --Macaulay.
    The recollection of his former life is a dream that only the more alienates him from the realities of the present.   --I. Taylor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ien·ate n. A stranger; an alien. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly
           been love, affection, or friendliness [syn: estrange,
           alien, disaffect]
      2: transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the
         property to the heirs" [syn: alien]