deprival

deprive

[dih-prahyv]
verb (used with object), deprived, depriving.
1.
to remove or withhold something from the enjoyment or possession of (a person or persons): to deprive a man of life; to deprive a baby of candy.
2.
to remove from ecclesiastical office.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English depriven < Anglo-French, Old French depriver < Medieval Latin dēprīvāre, equivalent to Latin dē- de- + prīvāre to deprive (prīv(us) private + -āre infinitive suffix)

deprivable, adjective
deprival, noun
deprivative [dih-priv-uh-tiv] , adjective
depriver, noun
nondeprivable, adjective
predeprive, verb (used with object), predeprived, predepriving.
self-depriving, adjective


1. See strip1.
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deprive (dɪˈpraɪv)
 
vb
1.  (foll by of) to prevent from possessing or enjoying; dispossess (of)
2.  archaic to remove from rank or office; depose; demote
 
[C14: from Old French depriver, from Medieval Latin dēprīvāre, from Latin de- + prīvāre to deprive of, rob; see private]
 
de'privable
 
adj
 
de'prival
 
n
 
de'priver
 
n

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deprive
early 14c., from M.L. deprivare, from L. de- "entirely" + privare "release from" (see private). Replaced O.E. bedælan.
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deprive de·prive (dĭ-prīv')
v. de·prived, de·priv·ing, de·prives

  1. To take something from someone or something.

  2. To keep from possessing or enjoying something.

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