dispossess

dispossess
Synonyms and related words:
bereave, boot out, bounce, cut off, disendow, disherison, disinherit, dislodge, disown, disseise, divest, drive out, eject, evict, expel, expropriate, foreclose, kick out, lose, oust, put out, rob, throw out, turn out, unhouse, unkennel

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  • dispossess — dis·pos·sess /ˌdis pə zes/ vt: to put out of possession or occupancy compare evict dis·pos·ses·sion / ze shən/ n dis·pos·ses·sor / ze sər/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • Dispossess — Dis pos*sess (?; see {Possess}), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dispossessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dispossessing}.] [Pref. dis + possess: cf. F. d[ e]poss[ e]der.] To put out of possession; to deprive of the actual occupancy of, particularly of land or real… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispossess — late 15c., from O.Fr. despossesser to dispossess, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + possesser (see POSSESS (Cf. possess)). Related: Dispossessed; dispossessing …   Etymology dictionary

  • dispossess of — index abridge (divest) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dispossess — dis‧pos‧sess [ˌdɪspəˈzes] verb [transitive] to take property or land away from someone, often illegally: • black South Africans who had been dispossessed of their homes dispossession noun [uncountable] …   Financial and business terms

  • dispossess — [v] deprive appropriate, eject, evict, expel, expropriate, oust, put out, throw into the street*; concepts 121,142 …   New thesaurus

  • dispossess — ► VERB 1) deprive of land or property. 2) (in sport) deprive (a player) of the ball. DERIVATIVES dispossession noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dispossess — [dis΄pə zes′] vt. to deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust dispossession [dis΄pəzesh′ən] n. dispossessor n …   English World dictionary

  • dispossess — v. (D; tr.) to dispossess of (they were dispossessed of their wealth) * * * [ˌdɪspə zes] (D; tr.) to dispossess of (they were dispossessed of their wealth) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dispossess — UK [ˌdɪspəˈzes] / US verb [transitive] Word forms dispossess : present tense I/you/we/they dispossess he/she/it dispossesses present participle dispossessing past tense dispossessed past participle dispossessed formal to take something valuable… …   English dictionary

  • dispossess — v. a. 1. Deprive, divest, strip. 2. Dislodge, eject, oust, drive out. 3. (Law.) Disseize, oust, wrongfully dispossess …   New dictionary of synonyms

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