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1. divest

verb. ['daɪˈvɛst, dɪˈvɛst'] take away possessions from someone.

Synonyms

  • orphan
  • unsex
  • bereave
  • deprive
  • clean
  • strip
  • expropriate
  • unclothe
  • dispossess
  • disarm
  • clean out
  • take

Antonyms

  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness
  • septic

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Words that Rhyme with Divest

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  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
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  • protest
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  • penwest
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Example sentences of the word divest


1. Verb, base form
Make a plan to divest your assets long before you will need Medicaid coverage for a nursing home.

2. Adjective, superlative
The individual must therefore divest himself of the policy.

2. divest

verb. ['daɪˈvɛst, dɪˈvɛst'] deprive of status or authority.

Synonyms

  • dethrone
  • defrock
  • discharge
  • unfrock
  • disinvest

Antonyms

  • enthrone
  • contaminate
  • unfair
  • impure

3. divest

verb. ['daɪˈvɛst, dɪˈvɛst'] remove (someone's or one's own) clothes.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • militarise
  • enfranchise
  • enrich
  • bequeath

4. divest

verb. ['daɪˈvɛst, dɪˈvɛst'] reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment).

Synonyms

  • draw
  • draw off
  • withdraw
  • disinvest

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • feed
  • better
  • dirty
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