Definition of Divest:
Deprive (someone) of power, rights, or possessions.
The act of selling off or disposing of assets, investments, or even of divisions of a company.
Synonyms of Divest
Deprive, Strip, Dispossess, Relieve, Abridge, Bankrupt, Bare, Bereave, Bleed, Bleed white, Curtail, Cut off, Denudate, Denude, Deplume, Deprive, Deprive of, Despoil, Disencumber, Disentitle, Disinherit, Dismantle, Displume, Dispossess, Disrobe, Doff, Drain, Dry, Ease one of, Exhaust, Expose, Flay, Fleece, Impoverish, Lay bare, Lay open, Lighten one of, Lose, Milk, Mine, Mulct, Oust, Pick clean, Pluck, Plunder, Put off, Relieve, Remove, Rid, Rob, Shear, Skin, Spoil, Strip, Strip bare, Suck dry, Take away from, Take from, Take off, Tap, Uncloak, Unclothe, Uncover, Undress, Unsheathe, Unveil
How to use Divest in a sentence?
- Men are unlikely to be divested of power without a struggle.
Meaning of Divest & Divest Definition