Antonyms of verb divest

2 of 4 senses of divest

Sense 2
divest, disinvest -- (deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights")
       Antonym of invest (Sense 4)
      => invest, vest, enthrone -- (provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights")

Sense 3
divest, disinvest -- (reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa")
       Antonym of invest (Sense 1)
      => invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb divest

4 senses of divest

Sense 1
deprive, strip, divest -- (take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 2
divest, disinvest -- (deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights")
       => free, discharge -- (free from obligations or duties)

Sense 3
divest, disinvest -- (reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa")
       => withdraw, draw, take out, draw off -- (remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank")

Sense 4
strip, undress, divest, disinvest -- (remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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