Word of the Day; 2/2/18

Today’s Word of the Day for February 2nd, 2018, is “divest.”

 

Pronunciation: (dye-VEST)

 

Part of speech: verb

 

Definition: 1a- to deprive or dispossess especially of property, authority, or title

b- to undress or strip especially of clothing, ornament, or equipment

c- rid, free

2- to take away from a person

 

Did You Know:  Divest is one of many English words that come from the Latin verb vestire ("to clothe") and ultimately from the noun vestis ("clothing, garment").

 

Sentence: My mother divested my phone from me.

 

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