hive off

Definitions of hive off
1

v remove from a group and make separate

“The unit was hived off from its parent company”
Type of:
discriminate, separate, single out
treat differently on the basis of sex or race

v withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions

Synonyms:
divert
Type of:
draw, draw off, take out, withdraw
remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

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