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deprive

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deprive

  1. 1 to take something away from <working those long hours was depriving him of his sleep> Synonyms abate, bereave, divest, strip Related Words denude; cheat, clean (out), defraud, shortchange; bankrupt, disfurnish, impoverish

  2. 2 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne) <one of scores of bishops who had been deprived after the anticlericals came to power> Synonyms defrock, depose, dethrone, displace, oust, uncrown, unmake, unseat, unthroneRelated Words can, cashier, discharge, dismiss, fire, muster out, remove, retire, sack; overthrow, subvert, supplant, topple, usurp; banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, drum (out), eject, expel, extrude, rout, run off, throw outNear Antonyms baptize, inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, invest; appoint, designate, electAntonyms crown, enthrone, throne




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