To make distant, hostile, or unsympathetic
To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document
Even where we least like him we find nothing small or mean to alienate our respect from him.
This popular Romanism was the greatest of all Gustavus's difficulties, because it tended to alienate the Swedish peasants.
To this the beys assented, but with considerable misgivings; for they had intercepted letters from Au to the Albanians, endeavouring to alienate them from their side to his own.
The Statute of Mortmain forbade any man to alienate land to the church without royal licence.
Since the British occupation it was disputed whether the military authorities had the right to alienate for the benefit of the imperial exchequer fortress sites no longer required for defence.