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Definition of "divested" []

  • To strip (of clothes) (verb)
  • To deprive or dispossess (verb)
  • To take away an estate or interest in property vested in (a person) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of divest. (verb)

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Use "divested" in a sentence
  • "Dearest brothers in Christ sweet Jesus: I Catherine, servant and slave of the servants of Jesus Christ, write to you in His precious Blood: with desire to see you divested of the old man and clothed with the new -- divested, that is, of the world and the fleshly self-love which is the old sin of Adam, and clothed with the new Christ sweet Jesus, and His tender charity."
  • "In any case, I don't think there is anything wrong with taking away cash from companies which are probably going to be listed, can easily raise capital on a going basis, particularly if they kind of divested in 25%."
  • "Requirements that aircraft be "divested," that top 25 employees get no bonuses, and the like, unsurprising really, which is quite sad given how radically retroactive and draconian the measures are."