Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
deprivatium, to divest of office; L.
privareto bereave, deprive: cf. OF.
To take away; to put an end; to destroy.
’Tis honor to deprive
To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; – with a remoter object, usually preceded by of.
deprivedher of wisdom.
Job xxxix. 17.
It was seldom that anger
deprivedhim of power over himself.
To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.
Syn. – To strip; despoil; rob; abridge.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To take from; to bereave of something possessed or enjoyed; followed by of; as, to deprive a man of sight; to deprive one of strength, of reason, or of property. This has a general signification, applicable to a lawful or unlawful taking.
God hath deprived her of wisdom. Job 39.