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Synonyms for divest
dɪˈvɛst, daɪ-

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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"

    Synonyms:
    strip down, clean, discase, leach, foray, pillage, unclothe, dismantle, strip, disrobe, undress, reave, rifle, denude, uncase, impoverish, despoil, ransack, loot, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, denudate, disinvest

    Antonyms:
    invest, vest, place, commit, enthrone, put

  2. divest, disinvest(verb)

    deprive of status or authority

    "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"

    Synonyms:
    undress, strip, disinvest, deprive

    Antonyms:
    invest, put, commit, place, enthrone, vest

  3. divest, disinvest(verb)

    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 university to disinvest in South Africa"

    Synonyms:
    undress, strip, disinvest, deprive

    Antonyms:
    invest, vest, place, commit, put, enthrone

  4. strip, undress, divest, disinvest(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    strip down, clean, leach, foray, pillage, unclothe, dismantle, deprive, disrobe, undress, reave, rifle, denude, uncase, despoil, strip, ransack, loot, discase, peel, plunder, bare, denudate, disinvest

    Antonyms:
    enthrone, commit, vest, put, invest, place

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. divest

    Synonyms:
    disruanate, denude, strip, disrobe, unclothe, disencumber, deprive

    Antonyms:
    clothe, robe, invest, shroud, envelop, encumber, indue

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. divest

    Synonyms:
    v. a. deprive, strip, dispossess

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dispose

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