Dictionary Results for divests

1. divest - verb

· take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

Synonym(s): deprive, strip

Hypernym(s): take

2. divest - verb

· deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"

Synonym(s): disinvest

Hypernym(s): free, discharge

Antonym(s): invest

3. divest - verb

· reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa"

Synonym(s): disinvest

Hypernym(s): withdraw, draw, take_out, draw_off

Antonym(s): invest

4. divest - verb

· remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"

Synonym(s): strip, undress, disinvest

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw

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