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to take or keep something away from

Synonyms for divest

deprive of status or authority

reduce or dispose of

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The final conclusion of the court is that one common owner of the gas in the common reservoir cannot devest all the others of their rights, without wrongdoing.
a law is in its nature a contract, when absolute rights have vested under that contract, a [legislative] repeal of the law cannot devest those rights."(73) Under Marshall and Justice Story, moreover, the Supreme Court would eventually enhance national power.(74)