Complete Definition of "deprive"

English

Etymology
From L. deprivare, from de- + privare

Pronunciation
Wiktionary:Pronunciation_key|IPA: /dəˈprɑɪv/ or /dɪˈprɑɪv/ (/dəˈprɑɪvz/, /dəˈprɑɪvɪŋ/, /dəˈprɑɪvd/ or /dɪˈprɑɪvz/, /dɪˈprɑɪvɪŋ/, /dɪˈprɑɪvd/)

Verb
en-verb|depriv|ing

  1. To take something away (and keep it away); deny someone of something.

#* 2005, w:Plato|Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination|260a.
#*: If we had been deprived of it, the most serious consequence would be that we'd be deprived of philosophy.

Related terms
deprivation
private
privation
privy

Synonyms
impoverish

Antonyms
enrich

Translations

Dutch: ontnemen
French: priver (de)
Russian: удерживать
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Kurdish: KUchar|بێ به‌شکردن
Portuguese: t+|pt|privar
Old English: bedælan

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