1. [ verb ] keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
Related terms: withhold wean disenfranchise disinherit starve impoverish tongue-tie tonguetie dock bilk starve privation
2. [ verb ] take away possessions from someone
Synonyms: strip divest dispossess

"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

Related terms: take disarm clean expropriate unclothe unsex orphan bereave dispossess clean_out divestiture
3. [ verb ] take away
Synonyms: impoverish
Related terms: enrich worsen disestablish pauperization
Similar spelling:   deprived