Divest Synonyms and Antonyms

dĭ-vĕst', dī-

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Synonyms for Divest

To deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust
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To clear of a natural covering or growth; make bare:
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To undress oneself.
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To lay bare or open by removing a covering
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To deprive
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1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 5
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To destroy all plant and animal life in (an area)
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To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm:
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To take something away (keep it away); deny someone of something.
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(--- Law) To take personal property from unlawfully by using or threatening force and violence; commit robbery upon
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To print (a picture, design, etc.) so that a small part at the edge is cut off when the paper is trimmed
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To deprive of something of value by or as by force; rob; plunder
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To oust from any high position
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(Originally) To divest, strip of dress or covering.
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To make susceptible or liable
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Free means to release or let go.
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To ruin; to damage (something) in some way making it unfit for use. [from 16th c.]
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To strip of clothes or covering; to make naked.
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To get rid of or dispose of.
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To reduce investment, or cease to invest
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Antonyms for Divest

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To put a cover or covering on:
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To hold as property or occupy in person; have as something that belongs to one; own
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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The definition of clothe is to provide with clothes.
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Words Related to Divest

To remove the dressing from (a wound)
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(Intransitive) to bind or lock in position immovably; see also seize up
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To make bare
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To offer in good faith; pledge:
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Find another word for divest. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for divest, like: dispossess, strip, invest, cover, disrobe, uncover, take from, undress, seize, bare and denude.