- 1. deprive, strip, divest, take
- usage: take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
- 2. deprive, withhold, keep back
- usage: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
- 3. deprive, impoverish, worsen, decline
- usage: take away
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- 1. deprived, disadvantaged, underprivileged (vs. privileged)
- usage: marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law"
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