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de·prive

 (dĭ-prīv′)
tr.v. de·prived, de·priv·ing, de·prives
1. To take something away from: The court ruling deprived us of any share in the inheritance.
2. To keep from possessing or enjoying; deny: They were deprived of a normal childhood by the war.
3. To remove from office.

[Middle English depriven, from Old French depriver, from Medieval Latin dēprīvāre : Latin dē-, de- + Latin prīvāre, to rob (from prīvus, alone, without; see per in Indo-European roots).]

de·priv′a·ble adj.

deprive

(dɪˈpraɪv)
vb (tr)
1. (foll by of) to prevent from possessing or enjoying; dispossess (of)
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) archaic to remove from rank or office; depose; demote
[C14: from Old French depriver, from Medieval Latin dēprīvāre, from Latin de- + prīvāre to deprive of, rob; see private]
deˈprivable adj
deˈprival n
deˈpriver n

de•prive

(dɪˈpraɪv)

v.t. -prived, -priv•ing.
1. to divest of something possessed or enjoyed; dispossess; strip.
2. to keep from possessing or enjoying something withheld: to deprive a child of affection.
3. to remove from office.
[1275–1325; < Anglo-French, Old French depriver < Medieval Latin dēprīvāre= Latin dē- de- + prīvāre to deprive]
de•priv′a•tive (-ˈprɪv ə tɪv) adj.

deprive


Past participle: deprived
Gerund: depriving

Imperative
deprive
deprive
Present
I deprive
you deprive
he/she/it deprives
we deprive
you deprive
they deprive
Preterite
I deprived
you deprived
he/she/it deprived
we deprived
you deprived
they deprived
Present Continuous
I am depriving
you are depriving
he/she/it is depriving
we are depriving
you are depriving
they are depriving
Present Perfect
I have deprived
you have deprived
he/she/it has deprived
we have deprived
you have deprived
they have deprived
Past Continuous
I was depriving
you were depriving
he/she/it was depriving
we were depriving
you were depriving
they were depriving
Past Perfect
I had deprived
you had deprived
he/she/it had deprived
we had deprived
you had deprived
they had deprived
Future
I will deprive
you will deprive
he/she/it will deprive
we will deprive
you will deprive
they will deprive
Future Perfect
I will have deprived
you will have deprived
he/she/it will have deprived
we will have deprived
you will have deprived
they will have deprived
Future Continuous
I will be depriving
you will be depriving
he/she/it will be depriving
we will be depriving
you will be depriving
they will be depriving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depriving
you have been depriving
he/she/it has been depriving
we have been depriving
you have been depriving
they have been depriving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depriving
you will have been depriving
he/she/it will have been depriving
we will have been depriving
you will have been depriving
they will have been depriving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depriving
you had been depriving
he/she/it had been depriving
we had been depriving
you had been depriving
they had been depriving
Conditional
I would deprive
you would deprive
he/she/it would deprive
we would deprive
you would deprive
they would deprive
Past Conditional
I would have deprived
you would have deprived
he/she/it would have deprived
we would have deprived
you would have deprived
they would have deprived
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deprive - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
unarm, disarm - take away the weapons from; render harmless
expropriate - deprive of possessions; "The Communist government expropriated the landowners"
clean - deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely"
take - take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
dispossess - deprive of the possession of real estate
clean out - deprive completely of money or goods; "The robbers cleaned us out in a couple of hours"
unclothe - strip; "unclothe your heart of envy"
unsex - deprive of sex or sexual powers
orphan - deprive of parents
bereave - deprive through death
2.deprive - keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
ablactate, wean - gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk; "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"; "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"
famish, starve - deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"
starve - deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"
withhold, keep back - hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
tongue-tie - deprive of speech; "When he met his idol, the young man was tongue-tied"
dock - deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
bilk - evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
disinherit, disown - prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
impoverish - make poor
disenfranchise, disfranchise - deprive of voting rights
3.deprive - take away
disestablish - deprive (an established church) of its status
decline, worsen - grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
enrich - make better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"

deprive

verb dispossess, rob, strip, divest, expropriate, despoil, bereave They've been deprived of the fuel necessary to heat their homes.

deprive

verb
To take or keep something away from:
Translations
يَحْرِم، يُجَرِّد من
připravitzbavit
berøvefratage
svipta meî valdi
nepritekliuspraradimasvargingas
atņemtliegt
yoksun bırakmak

deprive

[dɪˈpraɪv] VT to deprive sb of sthprivar a algn de algo
to deprive o.s. of sthprivarse de algo
they had been deprived of their freedomles habían privado de su libertad
they were deprived of affection as childrende niños no recibieron el suficiente afecto
he was deprived of sleep/food for seven daysno le dejaron dormir/no le dieron de comer durante siete días
the brain was deprived of oxygenel cerebro no recibía su aporte de oxígeno
"would you like some chocolate?" - "no thanks, I don't want to deprive you" (hum) → -¿quieres chocolate? -no, gracias, para ti

deprive

[dɪˈpraɪv] vt
to deprive sb of sth (= prevent from having) → priver qn de qch (= take away from) → priver qn de qch
to be deprived of sth (= lack sth) → être privé(e) de qch, manquer de qch (= have sth taken away) → se voir retirer qch
to deprive o.s. → se priver
to deprive o.s. of sth → se priver de qch

deprive

vt to deprive somebody of something (of sth one has) → jdn einer Sache (gen)berauben; (of sth to which one has a right) → jdm etw vorenthalten; we were deprived of our rights/freedomwir wurden unserer Rechte/Freiheit beraubt; they were deprived of a decent educationihnen wurde eine anständige Erziehung vorenthalten; I wouldn’t want to deprive you of the pleasure of seeing herich möchte dir das Vergnügen, sie zu sehen, nicht vorenthalten; the team was deprived of the injured Owendie Mannschaft musste ohne den verletzten Owen auskommen; she was deprived of sleep/oxygensie litt an Schlafmangel/Sauerstoffmangel; they are deprived of any sense of national identityihnen fehlt jedes Gefühl für nationale Identität; to deprive oneself of somethingsich (dat)etw nicht gönnen

deprive

[dɪˈpraɪv] vt to deprive sb of sthprivare qn di qc
to deprive o.s. of sth → privarsi di qc

deprive

(diˈpraiv) verb
(with of) to take something away from. They deprived him of food and drink.
deprivation (depriˈveiʃən) noun
1. (a condition of) loss, hardship etc.
2. (an) act of depriving.
deˈprived adjective
suffering from hardship etc, under-privileged. deprived areas of the city.
References in classic literature ?
It had reached her ears that there was a design on the part of some of the leading inhabitants, cherishing the more rigid order of principles in religion and government, to deprive her of her child.
As if it were less cruel to reduce a human being to the condition of a thing, than to give him a severe flagellation, or to deprive him of necessary food and clothing
With almost every other man in the world, it would be an alarming prospect; but Edward's affection and constancy nothing can deprive me of I know.
Mason will not defy me; nor, knowing it, will he hurt me-- but, unintentionally, he might in a moment, by one careless word, deprive me, if not of life, yet for ever of happiness.
But I've most of them written on my brain and printed in my heart, and you cannot deprive me of those
No law can deprive his daughters of the legacy of his repentance and his love.
You would deprive them of their means of dining every seventh day, often the only day on which they can be said to dine at all,' said Scrooge.
Nothing but the serious assurance of his friend Copperfield to the contrary, he observed, could deprive him of the impression that his friend Copperfield loved and was beloved.
Commend me to the noble knights, your masters, and say, I should do ill to deprive them of steeds and arms which can never be used by braver cavaliers.
Struggling against the charm that seemed to deprive him of all his will and all his energy and of almost all his lucidity at the moment when he needed them most, he succeeded in drawing back the curtain that hid him and he walked to where Christine stood.
This is all I have to inform the reader of concerning the Nile, which the Egyptians adored as the deity, in whose choice it was to bless them with abundance, or deprive them of the necessaries of life.