Verb(1) take away possessions from someone(2) deprive of status or authority(3) reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment(4) remove (someone's or one's own
(1) It will, of course, take more than the odd late-season slump to divest Arsenal of their undoubted glamour.(2) it appears easier to carry on in the business than to divest(3) Forms of Christianity that essentially divest the faith of its classical, historical identity do not fare well.(4) He fears the Goshree bridges would divest the islands of their charm of being aloof and convert them into a thoroughfare.(5) It was time to retire, so he began to divest himself of his businesses.(6) Then, with a faint blush colouring his cheeks, he divested her of her stained jeans.(7) He informed the committee that he had divested himself of all outside interests.(8) She directed her gaze heavenward then proceeded to divest him of his coat.(9) Guess my brilliant incisive lawyer didn't know what would happen to me when she divested me of my material wealth.(10) The slave status divested the kullars of any personality outside the service of the master.(11) But we can't give government the unilateral right to divest us of all our rights.(12) Pleasantly in-the-face, the play divests mythological heroes of their aura and presents them in a lacklustre light.(13) She was divested of her gold medal minutes after winning the 800 m in the Seoul Asiad for crossing the lane.(14) During the Nineties healthcare firms were keen to divest themselves of their interests in vaccines.(15) Recently, the company has been divesting itself of those businesses to concentrate on its core TV technologies.(16) Croft got up and went out into the hall where Jeffries divested him of his lounging jacket and helped him into a black frock coat.
1. deprive of ::
2. disinvest ::
3. strip ::
1. burden ::
2. encumber ::
3. saddle ::
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