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divest

190 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[da͡ɪvˈɛst], [da‍ɪvˈɛst], [d_aɪ_v_ˈɛ_s_t]
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Synonyms for Divest:

divest (verb)

bare, denude, disrobe, expose, peel, shed, strip, unclad, unclothe, undress.

lose (verb)

debit, decrease, decrement, deplete, dispossess, dissipate, dissolve, drop, erode, exhaust, forfeit, lose, misplace, shrink.

Other synonyms and related words:

abandon, abate, abort, abridge, absorb, accroach, advancement, aggrandizement, bankrupt, bereave, bereaved, bleed, bleed white, break off, cast the skin, catapult, clean, clear, confiscate, cover, curtail, decorticate, defoliate, defrock, demolish, demote, denudate, deny, deplume, deprive, deprive of, desecrate, desiccate, despoil, destroy, dethrone, disarm, disburden, disburden oneself of, discase, discharge, disclaim, disencumber, disenfranchise, disentitle, disfurnish, disinherit, disinvest, dismantle, dismount, disown, displume, dispossess oneself of, distrain, ditch, doff, downgrade, drain, draw, draw off, dress, drop out, dry, dump, ease one of, eighty-six, eject, elevate, elevation, empty, enrobe, evacuate, exalt, exaltation, excoriate, exfoliate, expropriate, flay, fleece, foray, forsake, free, get rid, get rid of, get undressed, give, give in, give up, give way, gut, ignore, impoverish, lay bare, lay open, leach, leave off, let go, levy, liberate, lighten one of, loot, mew, milk, mine, molt, mulct, oust, pare, pick clean, pillage, pluck, plunder, promote, promotion, purge, ransack, ravage, reave, recant, refuse, relieve, relinquish, remove, repudiate, rid, rid oneself of, rifle, rob, scalp, seek, seize, sell off stocks, sequester, sequestrate, shear, skin, spoil, steal goods, strip bare, strip down, strip off, suck dry, suck in, swallow up, take, take away from, take from, take off, tap, unburden, uncase, uncloak, uncoif, uncover, unload, unsheathe, unveil, unwrap, usurp, vault, vent, void, waive, wash out, withdraw, withhold.

Rhymes for Divest:

  1. pest, transgressed, midwest, confessed, obsessed, suggest, crest, undressed, jest, breast, wrest, compressed, quest, oppressed, possessed, infest, distressed, request, digest, best, invest, southwest, nest, digressed, impressed, detest, rest, repressed, professed, vest, gest, progressed, unaddressed, zest, recessed, protest, test, pressed, contest, congest, suppressed, blest, messed, blessed, chest, stressed, guest, ingest, unrest, depressed, expressed, unimpressed, west, guessed, northwest, dressed;
  2. arrest, behest, assessed, abreast, addressed, attest, bequest;
  3. dispossessed, coalesced, acquiesced;

Quotes for Divest:

  1. But when you're writing a script- for me anyway- you have to sort of create an enforced innocence. You have to divest yourself of worrying about a lot of stuff like what movies are hot, what movies are not hot, what the budget of this movie might be. David Cronenberg.
  2. Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another, I cannot legally, but I can morally, divest myself. Robert Dale Owen.
  3. Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections... nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect. Algernon Sydney.
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