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Definition of Deprive

Deprive

  1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy.
  2. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; -- with a remoter object, usually preceded by of.
  3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.

Deprive Quotations

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
George Washington

Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill

Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
Aristotle
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Deprive Translations

deprive in German is berauben
deprive in Italian is sottrarre
deprive in Latin is exuo
deprive in Spanish is privar

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