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Definitions of deprive

  1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; - with a remoter object, usually preceded by of. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To take from; dispossess; debar; depose, as from office; with of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To take away from one his own: to take from: to dispossess: to bereave. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To take from; bereave. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To take away from; dispossess; divest; with of before the object taken away. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To keep from acquiring or enjoying something; debar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. keep from having, keeping, or obtaining Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To take from; to dispossess; to bereave; to divest of a dignity or office. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To take away from; to hinder from possessing or enjoying; to divest of a dignity or office. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for deprive

  1. After breakfast no effort was made to deprive the Baby of its liberty, but no attempt was made on his part to leave the wagon. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  2. Deprive me of their services, and I shall be obliged to abandon the production of books, and return to the labors of my profession- and they will be deprived of fame, while the public will be deprived of knowledge. – Letters on International Copyright; Second Edition by Henry C. Carey
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