place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
obtain in pure form; "The chemist managed to isolate the compound"
remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs"
under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients"
being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-ap