Synonyms for divest
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deprive, strip, divestverb
take away possessions from someone
"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
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
deprive of status or authority
"he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
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"
strip, undress, divest, disinvestverb
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"
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
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The divest campaign, or Keep it in the Ground or the carbon bubble, ignore reality that 80 percent of the investment in the industry has to be done just to stand still to arrest decline. It is a red herring, it is a very seductive argument and that is why it catches on, but it is a red herring.
All men are created equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; among which are the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing the obtaining of happiness and safety.
Responsiblity is a unique concept. It can only reside and inhere in a single individual. You may share it with others, but your portion is not diminished. You may delegate it, but it is still with you. You may disclaim it, but you cannot divest yourself of it.
Either divest themselves of the business that they are in that is in direct competition with Broadcom - and now Avago - or find a way to grow their presence, they are going to have to do one or the other. The status quo for them at this point won't work.
Any time you're down to two players or less you have a problem that needs to be resolved, three, you may still have to divest.
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