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Synonyms for dispossess



Synonyms for dispossess

to take or keep something away from

Words related to dispossess

deprive of the possession of real estate

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Of course these two tribes were the first who were dispossessed of their lands by the Europeans.
He and his wife and Rob, then a youth of nineteen, were descended upon, during a cold winter's evening, and dispossessed without warning.
But the devil does not suffer himself to be easily dispossessed from a place in which he has fixed his garrison.
It was only that I had given up the direction of my intelligence before the problem; or rather that the problem had dispossessed my intelligence and reigned in its stead side by side with a superstitious awe.
Green pressed his claim and got the estates; the dispossessed nobleman shot himself and died without issue.
As Survival International researcher David Hill discovered while putting together a report on the subject, national governments around the world are using the need to take action against climate change as an excuse to dispossess indigenous peoples of their land (page 38).
He said that a special drive has been launched across the division to dispossess the illegal occupants and restore governments possession as early as possible.
McCabe concludes this fascinating book by showing how another Spenser shared the fate of those he sought to dispossess.
Ruffer did well to come across and dispossess Foster just inside the area after a through ball from Russell.
6 Trond Soltvedt nips in to dispossess Rams' Italian striker Francesco Baiano.
The petitioners claimed that for their utter surprise the SHO of the concerned police station approached the gurdwara and intended to dispossess the members.
There's no doubt that the rules state quite clearly that the only way he can dispossess him is a flick with the open hand.
But as Burgess shows, almost no English writer was committed to "[g]enuine absolutism," which "existed, at best, only on the very margins of English political thought." Almost no one, that is, was willing to assert that the king had the "authority to make law, to break law (or, at any rate, to be free of it), or to tax (i.e., to dispossess), without consent" (90).
It may, however, prove to be one of the subtlest tools ever used, even if unintentionally so, to dispossess American natives.
Margulies explains that "not having the money" is not a defense in a non-payment proceeding because the judge would have no choice but to order a dispossess.