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Definition of "divests" [divests]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of divest. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "divests" in a sentence
  • "That bloodless term divests the protagonist of their spiritual energy, their charisma and their singularity; they are identified only by being not-something."
  • "Indeed, the idea divests itself of the great bulk of the tactual details by which it was apprehended, whilst the muscular sensations which accompanied the act of palpation never seek to be joined with the idea."
  • "Unless China increases welfare spending or divests itself of these state assets, it is almost impossible for the share of consumption to GDP to rise to the same level seen in other countries."