Pronunciation: (i-strānj'), [key]
—v.t., -tranged, -trang•ing.
1. to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends.
2. to remove to or keep at a distance: The necessity for traveling on business has estranged him from his family.
3. to divert from the original use or possessor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.