disinvest

Primary Meanings of disinvest

1.
v
reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
2.
v
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
Full Definitions of disinvest
1

v reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)

“There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa”
Synonyms:
divest
Antonyms:
commit, invest, place, put
make an investment
Type of:
draw, draw off, take out, withdraw
remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

v deprive of status or authority

“They disinvested themselves of their rights”
Synonyms:
divest
Antonyms:
enthrone, invest, vest
provide with power and authority
Types:
dethrone
remove a monarch from the throne
defrock, unfrock
divest of the frock; of church officials
Type of:
discharge, free
free from obligations or duties
2

v remove (someone's or one's own) clothes

“He disinvested himself of his garments”
Synonyms:
divest, strip, undress
discase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress
get undressed
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

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