English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'deprive'

(verb) 
They've been deprived of the fuel necessary to heat their homes.
Synonyms
dispossess
people who were dispossessed of their land
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rob
I can't forgive her for robbing me of an Olympic gold.
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strip
The soldiers have stripped the civilians of their passports.
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divest
They were divested of all their personal possessions.
, ,
despoil (formal)
the modern day industry which has despoiled the town
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bereave

Additional synonyms

in the sense of despoil
Definition
to plunder
the modern day industry which has despoiled the town
Synonyms
rob,
trash (slang),
total (slang),
vandalize,
wreak havoc upon
in the sense of divest
Definition
to deprive of a role, function, or quality
They were divested of all their personal possessions.
Synonyms
in the sense of rob
Definition
to deprive, esp. of something deserved
I can't forgive her for robbing me of an Olympic gold.
Synonyms
do out of (informal)

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