to end the occupancy or possession of <unable to make their mortgage payments, they were summarily divested of their house> Related Words deforce
, take over
to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers <the former CEO has divested himself of most of his responsibilities but will continue to work with the company as a consultant> Related Words discharge
to take something away from <he was divested of the boxing title when the fraud was uncovered>
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