Thesaurus > Related Words: divest

  Words related to divest

Related / Similar Words: strip, undress, disinvest, deprive

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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 univeristy to disinvest in South Africa";
  • take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets";
  • deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights";

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    Hyponyms: disarm, unarm, expropriate, clean, dispossess, clean out, unclothe, orphan, bereave, dethrone, defrock, unfrock

     

    Grouped Verbs: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel

     

    Derivational Morphology: undress, strip, striptease, strip show, disinvestment, divestiture, privation, want, deprivation

     

    Anagrams: Vedist

     

     
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