The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Deprive \De*prive"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deprived; p. pr. &
vb. n. Depriving.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium, to divest
of office; L. de- + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF.
depriver. See Private.]
1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. [Obs.]
'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life. --Shak.
2. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from
possessing; to debar; to shut out from; -- with a remoter
object, usually preceded by of.
God hath deprived her of wisdom. --Job xxxix.
It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over
3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity,
A minister deprived for inconformity. --Bacon.
Syn: To strip; despoil; rob; abridge.