What is another word for quarantine?

375 synonyms found


[ kwˈɒɹantˌiːn], [ kwˈɒɹantˌiːn], [ k_w_ˈɒ_ɹ_a_n_t_ˌiː_n]

Quarantine is a word that we've heard a lot since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. It refers to the action of isolating someone, or a group of people, who have been exposed to or infected with a contagious disease. However, there are various synonyms that can be used in place of quarantine, such as confinement, seclusion, isolation, detention, imprisonment, or lockdown. These words carry slightly different connotations that depend on the context of their use. Nonetheless, they all convey a sense of separation or restriction from the general public for the purpose of preventing further spread of a disease or avoiding contamination.

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How to use "Quarantine" in context?

Quarantine is the practice of isolating a suspect or diseased animal or person to prevent the spread of an illness or infection. Because of the potential for contagion, quarantine is often used in epidemiology, veterinary medicine, and food safety, among other areas.

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