divest

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To strip, deprive, or dispossess of something (such as a right, passion, privilege, or prejudice)

When I wake up, I make a point to divest myself of all my prejudices, ready to start the day.

To remove all of one's clothing; to strip
to strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment
{v} to strip, make naked, dispossess
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 univeristy to disinvest in South Africa"
To strip, deprive or dispossess oneself of something (such as a right, passion, privilege or prejudice)
Fig
take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
To remove all of ones clothing; to strip
to sell or get rid of an investment
A business strategy in which a company sells off a business unit in order to focus resources on a more profitable or promising market
deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
To unclothe; to strip, as of clothes, arms, or equipage; opposed to invest
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"
{f} strip, denude, remove clothing or other covering; dispossess, deprive of; get rid of; take away rights (Law); transfer rights through sale
deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights
If you divest yourself of something that you own or are responsible for, you get rid of it or stop being responsible for it. The company divested itself of its oil interests. = rid
To strip; to deprive; to dispossess; as, to divest one of his rights or privileges; to divest one's self of prejudices, passions, etc
to sell assets or subsidiary companies
to dispose of an interest or transfer a title
To dispose of government property (e g , industrial facilities, equipment and material)
If something or someone is divested of a particular quality, they lose that quality or it is taken away from them. in the 1960s, when sexual love had been divested of sin They have divested rituals of their original meaning = strip. if a company divests, it sells some of its assets, investments etc (desvestir , from vestire )
divestment
The sale or other disposal of some kind of asset
divested
to deprive or take away from; to undress or remove clothing, ornaments or equipment
divested
90 To strip or deprive of anything
divested
past of divest
divesting
present participle of divest
divestment
The act of divesting
divestment
{i} removal of clothing or other covering; dispossession, stripping away of rights or property (Law)
divestment
another word for disinvestment
divestment
The reduction of some kind of asset, for either financial or social goals
divests
third-person singular of divest
divest
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