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  • verb

Synonyms for divest

Synonyms for divest

to take or keep something away from

Synonyms for divest

deprive of status or authority

reduce or dispose of

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And all those are mine equals who give unto themselves their Will, and divest themselves of all submission.
After vainly attempting to divest the animal of his clanking trappings, Barnaby sprung up behind him, snatched the bridle, turned into Leather Lane, which was close at hand, and urged the frightened horse into a heavy trot.
Freed of these encumbrances, he went on to divest himself of his other clothing, which he folded up, piece by piece, and ranged in order on the trunk.
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If the church simply divests, nothing positive has happened.
Cullinane said that to divest would mean to walk away.