What does the word deprive mean?

Usage examples for deprive

  1. Regulation of this sort, it was held, did not deprive the citizen or the corporation of property without due process of law. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. Possibly he was touched by the child's devotion, or by his entreaties, and felt unwilling to deprive him of what, after all, he could only regard in the light of an amusement. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham