[ UK /dɪpɹˈa‍ɪv/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹaɪv/ ]
  1. take away
  2. take away possessions from someone
    The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  3. keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
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How To Use deprive In A Sentence

  • Nutritionally deprived children experience more health problems than food-secure children including anemia, weight loss, colds, and infections.
  • It was not to deprive, to disenfranchise people.
  • They also deprive Australian livestock of food by scouring the cultivated rangelands, which also facilitates erosion.
  • It has become axiomatic in this country that children from deprived areas are destined to fail educationally.
  • Dio Cassius can scarcely be mistaken when he says that Tyre and Sidon were "enslaved" -- i.e. deprived of freedom -- by Augustus, [14477] who must certainly have revoked the privilege originally granted by Pompey. History of Phoenicia
  • This year is the centennial for a treaty under which Japan deprived Korea of its power to conduct foreign affairs, a prelude to Japan's annexation of the Korean Peninsula in 1910.
  • I asked him if he felt emotionally or materially deprived because there were no more dinosaurs or brontosauruses -'And what did he say? YESTERDAY'S SHADOW
  • In an act of petty vindictiveness she was deprived of the title of Her Royal Highness.
  • In the oxygen-deprived nightmare that is Nordic skiing, it helps to be a freak of nature.
  • If that is the case, my client was deprived of the chance of an acquittal on the murder count.
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