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Synonyms and Antonyms of insulate

  1. to set or keep apart from others <tried to insulate their children from the often disturbing news in the mass media> Synonyms cut off, isolate, seclude, segregate, separate, sequesterRelated Words quarantine; confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, lock (up), restrain, restrict; abstract, detach, disengage, remove; detain, hold, keepNear Antonyms assimilate, associate, connect, join, link, unite; discharge, free, liberate, loose, releaseAntonyms desegregate, integrate, reintegrate

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