devest definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Law To eliminate (the right or ownership, including).
    • Archaic to get rid of the clothing or covering of.
    • Archaic To rob of a title, correct, or item of residential property.
    • To divest; to undress.
    • To eliminate, as an authority, subject, etc., to deprive; to alienate, as an estate.
    • Law To take away (a right or ownership, for instance).
    • Archaic to get rid of the clothes or addressing of.
    • Archaic To rob of a title, right, or product of home.
    • To divest; to undress.
    • To remove, as an authority, subject, etc., to rob; to alienate, as an estate.
  • verb:
    • you need to take away, lost, or alienated, as a title or an estate.
    • To be taken away, lost, or alienated, as a title or an estate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be taken away, lost, or alienated, as a title or an estate.
    • you need to take away, lost, or alienated, as a title or an estate.
  • others:
    • To remove vesture from; strip.
    • To divest; strip; no-cost.
    • in-law, to alienate; annul, as title or right; deprive of title.
    • in-law, to be lost or alienated, as a title or an estate.
    • to eliminate vesture from; strip.
    • To divest; strip; no-cost.
    • in-law, to alienate; annul, as subject or right; deprive of name.
    • In law, become lost or alienated, as a title or an estate.

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