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synonyms for dispossess

  • evict
  • appropriate
  • eject
  • expel
  • expropriate
  • oust
  • put out
  • throw into the street
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antonyms for dispossess

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  • give
  • keep
  • take in
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How to use dispossess in a sentence

Years brought wisdom, however; and he realized that to massacre or dispossess good cultivators was bad economy.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
But I fancy that she will soon dispossess it of that character, for her suspiria are not many at this stage of her life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
How many seek means, of whatever kind, to dispossess themselves of them!
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
The Hellenizers still enjoyed the royal favour and Jonathan made no attempt to dispossess them.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Or they might have said that the nine tribes and a half could furnish quite a large enough army to dispossess the Canaanites.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOSHUAWILLIAM GARDEN BLAIKIE
Did not William the Conqueror dispossess the English, and thus cause them to be servants to him?
THE DIGGER MOVEMENT IN THE DAYS OF THE COMMONWEALTHLEWIS H. BERENS
It was said that perhaps the Emperor, in order to break her will, would dispossess her of her vast estates in Siberia.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It takes an interminably long time to dispossess a lad of six halfpence at this game; fortune is not so fickle as may be supposed.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
I tried to dispossess you before I knew your worth and goodness, but I will do nothing now.
RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
We will accept the issue and dispossess them and put our friends in possession.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPOSSESS

  • dispossess
  • divest
  • leave
  • oust
  • rob
  • sadden
  • strip
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