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de·prive

deprive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih praIv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deprives, depriving, deprived
definition: to take away from; not allow to have.
A bad storm deprived the city of electric power.When Gilbert didn't do his chores, he was deprived of his allowance.
synonyms:
deny, refuse, strip, withhold
antonyms:
enrich, provide
similar words:
confiscate, seize, take, wrest
derivations: deprivable (adj.), depriver (n.)
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The word deprive contains the following part:
de- Latin prefix that means from; away from; down from; reverse, negate.
synonyms:
dis-, un-