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Definition 1: take away - [verb of change]

Synonyms for deprive in the sense of this definition

(deprive is a kind of ...) grow worse

"Conditions in the slum worsened"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive (an established church) of its status

Definition 2: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining - [verb of possession]

(deprive is a kind of ...) hold back; refuse to hand over or share

"The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"

(... is a kind of deprive ) gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk

"she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk" "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"

(... is a kind of deprive ) make poor

(... is a kind of deprive ) prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting

(... is a kind of deprive ) evade payment to

"He bilked his creditors"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of speech

"When he met his idol, the young man was tongue-tied"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of a necessity and cause suffering

"he is starving her of love" "The engine was starved of fuel"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of food

"They starved the prisoners"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of voting rights

Definition 3: take away possessions from someone - [verb of possession]

Samples where deprive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets

Synonyms for deprive in the sense of this definition

(deprive is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

(... is a kind of deprive ) take away the weapons from; render harmless

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of parents

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of sex or sexual powers

(... is a kind of deprive ) strip

"unclothe your heart of envy"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive completely of money or goods

"The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of the possession of real estate

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.

"The other players cleaned him completely"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive of possessions

"The Communist government expropriated the landowners"

(... is a kind of deprive ) deprive through death

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