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Alien vs. Estrange

Difference Between Alien and Estrange

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Alien

Owing political allegiance to another country or government; foreign
Alien residents.
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Estrange

To make hostile, unsympathetic, or indifferent; alienate
The months of bickering estranged her from her family.
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Alien

Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
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Estrange

To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations
Art that is estranged from its historical context.
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Alien

Dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed, as in nature
Emotions alien to her temperament.
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Estrange

(transitive) To cause to feel less close or friendly; alienate. To cease contact with (particularly of a family member or spouse, especially in form estranged).
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Alien

An unnaturalized foreign resident of a country. Also called noncitizen.
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Estrange

(transitive) To remove from an accustomed place or set of associations.
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Alien

A person from another and very different family, people, or place.
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Estrange

To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with.
We must estrange our belief from everything which is not clearly and distinctly evidenced.
Had we . . . estranged ourselves from them in things indifferent.
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Alien

A person who is not included in a group; an outsider.
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Estrange

To divert from its original use or purpose, or from its former possessor; to alienate.
They . . . have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods.
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Alien

A creature from outer space
Science fiction about an invasion of aliens.
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Estrange

To alienate the affections or confidence of; to turn from attachment to enmity or indifference.
I do not know, to this hour, what it is that has estranged him from me.
He . . . had pretended to be estranged from the Whigs, and had promised to act as a spy upon them.
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Alien

(Ecology) An organism, especially a plant or animal, that occurs in or is naturalized in a region to which it is not native.
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Estrange

Remove from customary environment or associations;
Her busy schedule removed her from her duties as a mother
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Alien

To transfer (property) to another; alienate.
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Estrange

Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
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Alien

A person, animal, plant, or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration.
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Alien

A person in a country not their own.
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Alien

Any life form of extraterrestrial or extradimensional origin.
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Alien

One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged.
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Alien

Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign.
Alien subjects, enemies, property, or shores
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Alien

Very unfamiliar, strange, or removed.
Principles alien to our religion
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Alien

Pertaining to extraterrestrial life; typical of an extraterrestrial creature.
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Alien

(transitive) To estrange; to alienate.
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Alien

(law) To transfer the ownership of something.
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Alien

Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores.
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Alien

Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; - followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion.
An alien sound of melancholy.
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Alien

A foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage.
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Alien

One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies.
Aliens from the common wealth of Israel.
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Alien

To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.
The prince was totally aliened from all thoughts of . . . the marriage.
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Alien

A person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
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Alien

Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
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Alien

A form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
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Alien

Transfer property or ownership;
The will aliened the property to the heirs
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Alien

Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
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Alien

Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something;
An economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism
The mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper
Jealousy is foreign to her nature
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Alien

Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world;
Alien customs
Exotic plants in a greenhouse
Exotic cuisine
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