The definition of isolate is to separate a person from others and put him by himself, or to separate out a problem to deal with separately, or extracting a part from a hole.
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
To segregate is to separate a group of people because of race, gender or religion, or to set apart or keep separate.
The definition of a virus is an extremely tiny parasite that can only reproduce if it is within a living being, or anything that corrupts something else.
(R.C.Ch.) To exclude (a person, parish, etc.) from certain acts, sacraments, or privileges
(Archaic) To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
To keep within limits; restrict
Malicious computer software that interferes with normal computer functions or sends personal data about the user to unauthorized parties over the Internet.
To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
To isolate files, just as to quarantine sick persons means to isolate them from others in order to stop the spread of disease. Typically, files suspected of containing a virus are put into quarantine so that they cannot be opened or executed. To isolate files, just as to quarantine sick persons means to isolate them from others in order to stop the spread of disease. Typically, files suspected of containing a virus are put into quarantine so that they cannot be opened or executed. Symantec’s AntiVirus Corporate Edition of software detects suspected files as well as virus-infected files that cannot be patched with current sets of virus-definition remedies. From the “Quarantine” area on a local computer, the quarantined files can be forwarded to Symantec Security Response’s central network quarantine for analysis. If the file is found to be infected by a new virus, updated virus definitions and remedies are returned. Symantec Security Response. Glossary. [Online, July 15, 2004]. Symantec Security Response Website. http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/refa.html.
To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
Find another word for quarantine. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quarantine, like: isolate, separate, segregate, seclude, put in isolation, place in quarantine, put under quarantine, ostracize, virus, interdict and detain.