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disinvest

(ˌdɪsɪnˈvɛst)
vb
1. (Economics) (usually foll by in) to remove investment (from)
2. (Economics) (intr) to reduce the capital stock of an economy or enterprise, as by not replacing obsolete machinery
ˌdisinˈvestment n

dis•in•vest

(ˌdɪs ɪnˈvɛst)

v.t.
to engage in disinvestment.
[1620–30]

disinvest


Past participle: disinvested
Gerund: disinvesting

Imperative
disinvest
disinvest
Present
I disinvest
you disinvest
he/she/it disinvests
we disinvest
you disinvest
they disinvest
Preterite
I disinvested
you disinvested
he/she/it disinvested
we disinvested
you disinvested
they disinvested
Present Continuous
I am disinvesting
you are disinvesting
he/she/it is disinvesting
we are disinvesting
you are disinvesting
they are disinvesting
Present Perfect
I have disinvested
you have disinvested
he/she/it has disinvested
we have disinvested
you have disinvested
they have disinvested
Past Continuous
I was disinvesting
you were disinvesting
he/she/it was disinvesting
we were disinvesting
you were disinvesting
they were disinvesting
Past Perfect
I had disinvested
you had disinvested
he/she/it had disinvested
we had disinvested
you had disinvested
they had disinvested
Future
I will disinvest
you will disinvest
he/she/it will disinvest
we will disinvest
you will disinvest
they will disinvest
Future Perfect
I will have disinvested
you will have disinvested
he/she/it will have disinvested
we will have disinvested
you will have disinvested
they will have disinvested
Future Continuous
I will be disinvesting
you will be disinvesting
he/she/it will be disinvesting
we will be disinvesting
you will be disinvesting
they will be disinvesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disinvesting
you have been disinvesting
he/she/it has been disinvesting
we have been disinvesting
you have been disinvesting
they have been disinvesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disinvesting
you will have been disinvesting
he/she/it will have been disinvesting
we will have been disinvesting
you will have been disinvesting
they will have been disinvesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disinvesting
you had been disinvesting
he/she/it had been disinvesting
we had been disinvesting
you had been disinvesting
they had been disinvesting
Conditional
I would disinvest
you would disinvest
he/she/it would disinvest
we would disinvest
you would disinvest
they would disinvest
Past Conditional
I would have disinvested
you would have disinvested
he/she/it would have disinvested
we would have disinvested
you would have disinvested
they would have disinvested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disinvest - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
dethrone - remove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"
discharge, free - free from obligations or duties
defrock, unfrock - divest of the frock; of church officials
2.disinvest - reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa"
draw off, take out, withdraw, draw - remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
3.disinvest - remove (someone's or one's own) clothesdisinvest - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
discase, disrobe, strip down, uncase, undress, strip, unclothe, peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Translations

disinvest

[ˌdɪsɪnˈvest] VIdesinvertir (from de)
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