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1. disinvest

verb. remove (someone's or one's own) clothes.

Synonyms

  • take
  • discase
  • divest
  • strip
  • disrobe
  • remove
  • uncase
  • undress
  • strip down
  • withdraw
  • unclothe
  • take away

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

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2. disinvest

verb. reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment).

Synonyms

  • draw
  • divest
  • draw off
  • withdraw

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

3. disinvest

verb. deprive of status or authority.

Synonyms

  • dethrone
  • defrock
  • divest
  • discharge
  • unfrock

Antonyms

  • enthrone
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • invest (English)
  • investigate (English)

Sentences with disinvest


1. Adjective, superlative
Both private and public organizations choose to divest or disinvest assets for many reasons.

2. Verb, base form
An organization can disinvest or divest assets by transferring complete management of a division to another enterprise.

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