4. site, location, whereabouts, locale, region; habitat, habitation, residence, lodging place, domicile; roost, nest, perch, spit, quarters, headquarters; source, origin, root, cause, origination, genesis; fountainhead, cradle, matrix.
5. foundation, base, pedestal, stand, post, footing, bed, foot, substructure.
-v. 6. situate, place, put, deposit, usher, escort, lead, conduct, guide, direct.
7. accommodate, hold, contain, have room for, have capacity for.
8. install, invest, instate, induct, initiate, establish; chair; anoint, enthrone, crown, Rare, coronate; ordain, Obs. ordinate; swear in, inaugurate.
9. (of oneself) sit down, take a seat, perch on, roost on, plop down or into [s.t.], Inf. take a load off one's feet. secede, v. 1. sever or separate oneself, withdraw, break away from, break with, abandon, forsake; pull out of, drop out of, wash one's hands of, have nothing further to do with, turn one's back on, have no truck with; defect, apostatize, bolt, (of oneself) expatriate, repudiate, reject, disavow, forswear, renounce, disclaim.
2. rebel, revolt, mutiny, riot, revolutionize; defy, kick over the traces, secession, n. 1. withdrawal, separation, breakaway; schism, severance, defection; dissidence, apostasy, bolting, tergiversation; repudiation, rejection, disavowal, renunciation, renouncement, disclamation; abandonment, forsaking, resignation, abdication, relinquishment.
2. rebellion, insurrection, insurgence, insurgency, mutiny, revolution, sedition, secessionist, n. 1. seceder, separatist, schismatic; denominationalist, factionalist, sectarian; dissenter, nonconformist, protester, protestant.
2. deserter, defector, apostate, turncoat, bolter, U.S. Hist, mugwump, convert, repudiator; traitor, betrayer, renegade, recreant, tergiversator, SI. fink.
3. rebel, insurgent, insurrectionist, revolutionary, mutineer, anarchist.
4. U.S. Hist. Confederate, U.S. States' righter; (in Communist ideology) deviationist.
-adj. 5. dissident, nonconformist, independent; breakaway, renegade, turncoat; factious, dissentious, sectarian, factional, partisan; rebellious, mutinous, insurgent, insurrectionary, revolutionary, seclude, v. 1. isolate, shut off, shut out, keep out, blackball; sequester, sequestrate, quarantine, zone, ghettoize; keep apart, separate, segregate, exclude; circumscribe, encircle, insulate, enisle, cordon off, rope off; maroon, exile, evict, cast out, send away, send into exile, deport, kick out, bar, ban; relegate, banish, excommunicate, ostracize.
2. retire, hide, hide away, hibernate; go into retreat, go into retirement, shut oneself up, drop out; hide out, go into hiding, hole up, Inf. lie low, SI. go on the mattress; remove, put away, shelve, set aside, set apart, keep apart; confine, imprison, incarcerate, lock up. secluded, adj. 1. sheltered, shut in, hidden, shut away; concealed, covered, buried, tucked away, behind the purdah, behind the veil; closed, enclosed, screened, curtained, walled in; private, secret, covert.
2. withdrawn, retired, alone; solitary, hermetic, ere-metic, anchoritic, monastic.
3. isolated, insular, quarantined, sequestered, sequestrated, cloistered; confined, ghettoized, zoned in, behind the pale; incarcerated, imprisoned, locked up, in jail; detached, separate, apart, aside; in ambush, SI. on the mattress, behind closed doors.
4. remote, out-of-the-way, off the beaten track,