hive off

Definitions of hive off
  1. verb
    remove from a group and make separate
    “The unit was hived off from its parent company”
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    type of:
    discriminate, separate, single out
    treat differently on the basis of sex or race
  2. verb
    withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
    synonyms: divert
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    type of:
    draw, draw off, take out, withdraw
    remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
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