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deprive

de·prive

deprive

 
pronunciation:
dih praIv
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deprived, deprives, depriving
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: