Definition of Bereaves

1. Verb. (third-person singular of bereave) ¹



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Definition of Bereaves

1. bereave [v] - See also: bereave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bereaves

berceuse
berceuses
berdaches
berdash
berdashes
berdesinskiite
bere
bereave
bereaved
bereavement
bereavements
bereaven
bereaver
bereavers
bereaves (current term)
bereaving
berede
bereft
bereft of(p)
bereftness
beremeal
berend
beres
beresque
beret
bereted
beretlike
berets
beretta

Literary usage of Bereaves

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1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1857)
"As therefore when the soul of man doth leave the habitation of its body, and being the sole fountain of vitality bereaves it of all vital activity, ..."

2. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"... Dass sie die Menschen der Vernunft beraubt —Joy has i his in common with pain, that it bereaves man of reason. Pinten. Das Heiligste, die Pflicht, ..."

3. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"... death or sodden hap of life bereaves, ЗД> certain heir remains. In this style the tragedy is constructed. There is a want of passion and incident, ..."

4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1891)
"Satanism bereaves of spirit the world of matter; bereaves time of eternity; bereaves man of God. This deprivation and sorrow are the Satanic power around us ..."

5. English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises by George Frederick Graham (1867)
"Death bereaves us of our children ; an accident bereaves us of a limb. What we are deprived of may be restored to us ; what we are bereft of never returns. ..."

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