Definition of Deprive

1. Verb. Take away possessions from someone. "They deprive him of all his money"; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

Exact synonyms: Divest, Strip
Specialized synonyms: Disarm, Unarm, Expropriate, Clean, Dispossess, Clean Out, Unclothe, Unsex, Orphan, Bereave
Generic synonyms: Take
Derivative terms: Deprivation, Deprivation, Divestiture



2. Verb. Keep from having, keeping, or obtaining.

3. Verb. Take away.
Exact synonyms: Impoverish
Specialized synonyms: Disestablish
Generic synonyms: Decline, Worsen
Derivative terms: Deprivation, Deprivation, Impoverishment
Antonyms: Enrich

Definition of Deprive

1. v. t. To take away; to put an end; to destroy.

Definition of Deprive

1. Verb. To take something away (and keep it away); deny someone of something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deprive

1. to take something away from [v -PRIVED, -PRIVING, -PRIVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deprive

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Literary usage of Deprive

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... if defendant, after regaining consciousness, discovered the ring and concealed or aided and abetted another to conceal it with intent to deprive the ..."

2. Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest by Agnes Strickland (1848)
"The important message, whose effect was to deprive the eldest child of the English crown of her exalted situation, was delivered by her chamberlain, ..."

3. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"Verecundus, though not yet a Christian, offers his country house for a time, though sorry that the conversion of Augustine and Alypius will deprive him of ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"would deprive him of security of life." Tho king, after hearing him, raised him up with hi* eon (for ю ho was sitting with liim, and this WAS the most ..."

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