Depriver
Depriver \De*priv"er\, n. One who, or that which, deprives. [1913 Webster]

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  • depriver — noun Agent noun of deprive; one who deprives …   Wiktionary

  • depriver — n. someone or something that deprives or takes away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depriver — de·priv·er …   English syllables

  • depriver — və(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English deprivere, from depriven + ere er : one that deprives …   Useful english dictionary

  • deprive — deprivable, adj. deprival, n. deprivative /di priv euh tiv/, adj. depriver, n. /di pruyv /, v.t., deprived, depriving. 1. to remove or withhold something from the enjoyment or possession of (a person or persons): to deprive a man of life; to… …   Universalium

  • deprive — /dəˈpraɪv / (say duh pruyv) verb (t) (deprived, depriving) 1. to divest of something possessed or enjoyed; dispossess; strip; bereave. 2. to keep (a person, etc.) from possessing or enjoying something withheld. 3. to remove (an ecclesiastic) from …   Australian English dictionary

  • coak — Coke Coke, n. [Perh. akin to cake, n.] Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where ? smokeless fire is required.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coke — Coke, n. [Perh. akin to cake, n.] Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where ? smokeless fire is required.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deprive — De*prive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deprived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depriving}.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium, to divest of office; L. de + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF. depriver. See {Private}.] 1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deprived — Deprive De*prive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deprived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depriving}.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium, to divest of office; L. de + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF. depriver. See {Private}.] 1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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