Deprive

Definition of Deprive

De`prive´
v. t.1.To take away; to put an end; to destroy.
[imp. & p. p. Deprived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Depriving.]
'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life.
- Shak.
2.To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; - with a remoter object, usually preceded by of.
God hath deprived her of wisdom.
- Job xxxix. 17.
It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over himself.
- Macaulay.
3.To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.

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