- The process of isolating something or keeping it in a separated state
- An official document that gives the authority to an officer, such as a sheriff, to seize a defendant's property. This is typically to enforce a court order, establish a form of jurisdiction, or to protect the property until a court decision is made
- A type of deposit where a neutral third party agrees to keep disputed property and return it to the rightful owner after resolution
- The act of withdrawing funds destined for spending or commitment in order to comply with federally imposed budget constraints
- The council ordered the sequestration of potentially hazardous waste in secure facilities.
- The sheriff carried out the sequestration of a defendant's property to protect it until the end of the trial.
- The litigation led to the sequestration of the disputed property by a neutral third-party until the court could reach a verdict.