What are the synonyms for divest?

Synonyms for divest

strip undress disinvest deprive

Definitions for divest

  • verb - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
  • verb - reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa"
  • verb - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
  • verb - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
  • Pronounciation of divest

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    Holonyms for divest

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    Hypernyms for divest

    remove draw discharge take take out take away draw off withdraw free

    Hyponyms for divest

    disarm dispossess orphan unfrock unarm clean out bereave expropriate unclothe dethrone clean unsex defrock

    Meronyms for divest

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    Sounds like divest

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