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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. take away possessions from someone;
- Example: "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
[syn: deprive, strip, divest]

2. keep from having, keeping, or obtaining;

3. take away;
[syn: deprive, impoverish]


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.] [1913 Webster] 'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] God hath deprived her of wisdom. --Job xxxix. 17. [1913 Webster] It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over himself. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical. [1913 Webster] A minister deprived for inconformity. --Bacon. Syn: To strip; despoil; rob; abridge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deprive v 1: take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets" [syn: deprive, strip, divest] 2: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining 3: take away [syn: deprive, impoverish] [ant: enrich]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

81 Moby Thesaurus words for "deprive": abridge, bankrupt, bare, bereave, bleed, boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, can, cashier, curtail, cut off, defrock, degrade, demote, denudate, denude, deny, deplume, depose, deprive of, disbar, discharge, disemploy, disentitle, disinherit, dismantle, dismiss, displace, displume, dispossess, disrobe, divest, dock, drain, drum out, ease one of, expel, expropriate, fire, furlough, give the ax, give the gate, kick, kick upstairs, lay off, let go, let out, lighten one of, lose, make redundant, milk, mine, mulct, oust, outfit, pension off, read out of, refuse, release, remove, replace, retire, rob, sack, separate forcibly, strip, superannuate, surplus, suspend, take away, take away from, take from, tap, turn off, turn out, unfrock, withdraw, withhold