devest

verb
de·​vest | \ di-ˈvest How to pronounce devest (audio) \
devested; devesting; devests

Definition of devest

First Known Use of devest

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devest

Middle French desvestir, from Medieval Latin disvestire, from Latin dis- + vestire to clothe — more at vest entry 2

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“Devest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devest. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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devest

transitive verb
de·​vest | \ di-ˈvest How to pronounce devest (audio) \

Legal Definition of devest

: divest

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