Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
dispossess

dis·pos·sess

dispossess

 
pronunciation:
dIs p zes
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dispossessed, dispossesses, dispossessing
definition: to put out of possession or occupancy, esp. of real property.
synonyms:
divest, evict, expropriate
similar words:
bounce, deprive, eject, expel
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: dispossession (n.), dispossessor (n.)