dispossess


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dis·pos·sess

 (dĭs′pə-zĕs′)
tr.v. dis·pos·sessed, dis·pos·sess·ing, dis·pos·sess·es
To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.

dis′pos·ses′sion (-zĕsh′ən) n.
dis′pos·ses′sor n.
dis′pos·ses′so·ry (-zĕs′ə-rē) adj.

dispossess

(ˌdɪspəˈzɛs)
vb
(tr) to take away possession of something from (someone), esp property; expel
ˌdisposˈsession n
ˌdisposˈsessor n
ˌdisposˈsessory adj

dis•pos•sess

(ˌdɪs pəˈzɛs)

v.t.
to put (a person) out of possession or occupancy.
[1485–95; compare Medieval Latin dispossidēre]
dis`pos•ses′sion, n.
dis`pos•ses′sor, n.
dis`pos•ses′so•ry, adj.

dispossess


Past participle: dispossessed
Gerund: dispossessing

Imperative
dispossess
dispossess
Present
I dispossess
you dispossess
he/she/it dispossesses
we dispossess
you dispossess
they dispossess
Preterite
I dispossessed
you dispossessed
he/she/it dispossessed
we dispossessed
you dispossessed
they dispossessed
Present Continuous
I am dispossessing
you are dispossessing
he/she/it is dispossessing
we are dispossessing
you are dispossessing
they are dispossessing
Present Perfect
I have dispossessed
you have dispossessed
he/she/it has dispossessed
we have dispossessed
you have dispossessed
they have dispossessed
Past Continuous
I was dispossessing
you were dispossessing
he/she/it was dispossessing
we were dispossessing
you were dispossessing
they were dispossessing
Past Perfect
I had dispossessed
you had dispossessed
he/she/it had dispossessed
we had dispossessed
you had dispossessed
they had dispossessed
Future
I will dispossess
you will dispossess
he/she/it will dispossess
we will dispossess
you will dispossess
they will dispossess
Future Perfect
I will have dispossessed
you will have dispossessed
he/she/it will have dispossessed
we will have dispossessed
you will have dispossessed
they will have dispossessed
Future Continuous
I will be dispossessing
you will be dispossessing
he/she/it will be dispossessing
we will be dispossessing
you will be dispossessing
they will be dispossessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dispossessing
you have been dispossessing
he/she/it has been dispossessing
we have been dispossessing
you have been dispossessing
they have been dispossessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dispossessing
you will have been dispossessing
he/she/it will have been dispossessing
we will have been dispossessing
you will have been dispossessing
they will have been dispossessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dispossessing
you had been dispossessing
he/she/it had been dispossessing
we had been dispossessing
you had been dispossessing
they had been dispossessing
Conditional
I would dispossess
you would dispossess
he/she/it would dispossess
we would dispossess
you would dispossess
they would dispossess
Past Conditional
I would have dispossessed
you would have dispossessed
he/she/it would have dispossessed
we would have dispossessed
you would have dispossessed
they would have dispossessed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dispossess - deprive of the possession of real estate
deprive, divest, strip - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

dispossess

verb strip, deprive people who were dispossessed of their land

dispossess

verb
To take or keep something away from:
Translations
يُجَرِّد، يَنْتَزِع مُلْكِيَّة
připravit o
berøvefordrive
svipta, taka frá
atņemt
el koymakelinden almak

dispossess

[ˈdɪspəˈzes] VT [+ tenant] → desahuciar
to dispossess sb ofdesposeer or despojar a algn de

dispossess

[ˌdɪspəˈzɛs] vt
[+ person] (of land, property)déposséder
to dispossess sb of sth → déposséder qn de qch

dispossess

vtenteignen

dispossess

[ˈdɪspəˈzɛs] vt to be dispossessed (of sth) (property) → essere spossessato/a (di qc)

dispossess

(dispəˈzes) verb
to take (property) away from. He was dispossessed of all his lands.
References in classic literature ?
"I recognize the right of my rival to dispossess us."
"Sometimes the quarrel between two princes is to decide which of them shall dispossess a third of his dominions, where neither of them pretend to any right.
Tomorrow some other little problem may be submitted to my notice which will in turn dispossess the fair French lady and the infamous Upwood.
that would be a far better life than I lead now; but Monsieur Mazarin is a mean wretch, who won't dispossess himself of his diamond in my favor."
They were, consequently, the first dispossessed; and the seemingly inevitable fate of all these people, who disappear before the advances, or it might be termed the inroads, of civilization, as the verdure of their native forests falls before the nipping frosts, is represented as having already befallen them.
Each house is, as it necessarily must be, the judge of the elections, qualifications, and returns of its members; and whatever improvements may be suggested by experience, for simplifying and accelerating the process in disputed cases, so great a portion of a year would unavoidably elapse, before an illegitimate member could be dispossessed of his seat, that the prospect of such an event would be little check to unfair and illicit means of obtaining a seat.
He had once more reared the American flag in the lost domains of Astoria; and had he been enabled to maintain the footing he had so gallantly effected, he might have regained for his country the opulent trade of the Columbia, of which our statesmen have negligently suffered us to be dispossessed.
Many of these bear with them the smart of real or fancied injuries; many consider themselves expatriated beings, wrongfully exiled from their hereditary homes, and the sepulchres of their fathers, and cherish a deep and abiding animosity against the race that has dispossessed them.
"This has been a dull, prosy day," yawned Phil, stretching herself idly on the sofa, having previously dispossessed two exceedingly indignant cats.
Before the Europeans, or, to use a more significant term, the Christians, dispossessed the original owners of the soil, all that section of country which contains the New England States, and those of the Middle which lie east of the mountains, was occupied by two great nations of Indians, from whom had descended numberless tribes.
We were alone with the quiet day, and his little heart, dispossessed, had stopped.
For he had killed as many of the dispossessed lords as he could lay hands on, and few had escaped; he had won over the Roman gentlemen, and he had the most numerous party in the college.