Definition of deprive
Word usage trends for “deprive”
View usage over:
Translations for 'deprive'
- British English: deprive VERB
If you deprive someone of something that they want or need, you take it away from them, or you prevent them from having it.They've been deprived of the fuel necessary to heat their homes.
Definition of deprive from the Collins English Dictionary
Train like a Scrabble champion
Allan Simmons' 5 tips on learning words.
Join our newsletter
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.