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disrobe

[dis-rohb] /dɪsˈroʊb/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), disrobed, disrobing.
1.
to undress.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; dis-1 + robe; compare Middle French desrober
Related forms
disrobement, noun
disrober, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disrobement

disrobe

/dɪsˈrəʊb/
verb
1.
to remove the clothing of (a person) or (of a person) to undress
2.
(transitive) to divest of authority, etc
Derived Forms
disrobement, noun
disrober, noun
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Word Origin and History for disrobement

disrobe

v.

1580s in intransitive sense of "to undress" (oneself); see dis- + robe. Related: Disrobed; disrobing. Transitive sense is from 1580s.

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