Al"ien*ate (āl"yen*?t), a. [L. alienatus, p. p. of alienare, fr. alienus. See Alien, and cf. Aliene.] Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.

O alienate from God.

Al"ien*ate (-āt), 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.

The recollection of his former life is a dream that only the more alienates him from the realities of the present.
I. Taylor.

Al"ien*ate (?), n. A stranger; an alien. [Obs.]