1. (v. t.) To unclothe; to strip, as of clothes, arms, or money; -- opposed to invest\.

2. (v. t.) Fig.: To strip; to deprive; to dispossess; as, to divest one of his rights or privileges; to divest one's self of prejudices, passions, etc.

3. (v. t.) See Devest.

abridge bankrupt bare bereave bleed bleed white curtail cut off denudate denude deplume deprive deprive of despoil disencumber disentitle disinherit dismantle displume dispossess disrobe doff drain dry ease one of exhaust expose flay fleece impoverish lay bare lay open lighten one of lose milk mine mulct oust pick clean pluck plunder put off relieve remove rid rob shear skin spoil strip strip bare suck dry take away from take from take off tap uncloak unclothe uncover undress unsheathe unveil


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