What does deprive mean?

Definitions for deprive
dɪˈpraɪvde·prive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deprive, strip, divest(verb)

    take away possessions from someone

    "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

  2. deprive(verb)

    keep from having, keeping, or obtaining

  3. deprive, impoverish(verb)

    take away

Wiktionary

  1. deprive(Verb)

    To take something away (and keep it away); deny someone of something.

    Etymology: From deprivare, from de- + privare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deprive(verb)

    to take away; to put an end; to destroy

  2. Deprive(verb)

    to dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; -- with a remoter object, usually preceded by of

  3. Deprive(verb)

    to divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deprive

    de-prīv′, v.t. to take away from one his own: in take from: to dispossess: to degrade (a clergyman) from office: to bereave.—n. Deprivā′tion, act of depriving: state of being deprived: degradation from office: loss: bereavement: suffering from hardship.—adj. Depriv′ative.—n. Deprive′ment. [Low L. deprivāre, to degrade—L. de, from, and privāre, to deprive—privus, one's own.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deprive' in Verbs Frequency: #925

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How to say deprive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of deprive in a Sentence

  1. Walid Abu Hassouna:

    If they could deprive us of the air we breathe, they would do it.

  2. Burke:

    Superstition is the religion of feeble minds; and they must be tolerated in an admixture of it in some trifling or enthusiastic shape or other; else you will deprive weak minds of a resource found necessary to the strongest.

  3. Christian Yates:

    If we can somehow increase the external noise that these locusts are experiencing then we might be able to break up the swarm, isolate the individuals, and deprive them of the benefits of being in a swarm.

  4. Unknown:

    Never deprive someone of hope -- it may be all they have.

  5. Brad Cook:

    You need a pretty convincing argument to deprive somebody of their place on the ballot.

Images & Illustrations of deprive

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