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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

I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food.
Sarah Michelle Gellar

If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of business.
Lee Kuan Yew

To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
Mahatma Gandhi

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
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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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