Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

bereave

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bereave

  1. to take something away from <news of a death in the family bereaved them of the unmitigated joy that normally prevails at a wedding> Synonyms abate, deprive, divest, stripRelated Words denude; cheat, clean (out), defraud, shortchange; bankrupt, disfurnish, impoverish





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bereave? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to work hard

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily angry prompt maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ