Synonyms of 'deprive'
They've been deprived of the fuel necessary to heat their homes.
people who were dispossessed of their land
I can't forgive her for robbing me of an Olympic gold.
The soldiers have stripped the civilians of their passports.
They were divested of all their personal possessions.
the modern day industry which has despoiled the town
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in the sense of despoil
to plunderthe modern day industry which has despoiled the town
in the sense of divest
to deprive of a role, function, or qualityThey were divested of all their personal possessions.
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