How to use "divest" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "divest" in popular movie and book plots

  • The studio system was breaking down, and a Supreme Court ruling had forced studios to divest their movie theaters.  - Hail, Caesar!
  • They explore too far into stealing things "which they have no right to and which are not theirs" and divest a meditating Yogi of his power of Levitation.  - Valley of Flowers (film)
  • Roy signs the paperwork to divest himself of his business.  - Instant Karma (House)
  • After attempting to divest a female guest of her blouse, he is stopped by the woman's boyfriend who then proceeds to get everyone together to give Richie the bumps.  - Accident (Bottom)
  • Rather than accumulating wealth, the natives seek to divest themselves of it as quickly as possible.  - A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

Example sentences for "divest" in interesting articles

  • It’s time to divest from the old economy and invest in the new.The new economy: Rethinking “the politics of no”Finally, we are insisting that markets reward the positive externalities of our farms.  - How an Army of Ocean Farmers Are Starting an Economic Revolution
  • Over the last few years, climate activists have pressured school trustees to divert trillions of dollars from fossil fuels, and last year Columbia became the first university to divest from private prisons.  - Universities Are Becoming Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds with Schools Attached
  • A combination of arrogance, complacency and domestic political pressure prevented any action. Had that advice been heeded, had the US sought to divest itself of its unilateral oversight on its own initiative, it could have exercised some control over the transition and advanced its cherished values of freedom and democracy.  - The core Internet institutions abandon the US Government
  • As a prominent Harvard alumnus, Gore has said that the university’s endowment should divest itself of carbon-based assets.  - The Investment Secrets of Al Gore
  • I don’t recommend it.On the limitations of a campaign to force university endowments and other funds to divest from fossil-fuel companies:If you think divestment alone is a solution, I worry you’re taking whatever desire people have to solve this problem and kind of using up their idealism and energy on something that won’t emit less carbon—because only a few people in society are the owners of the equity of coal or oil companies.  - Bill Gates: ‘We Need an Energy Miracle’

Meaning of "divest" in English

  • remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    - She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
    - He disinvested himself of his garments
  • reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    - the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property
    - There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa
  • take away possessions from someone
  • deprive of status or authority
    - They disinvested themselves of their rights

Meaning of "divest" in Hindi

  • उतारना ( Utarana, utaaranaa)
  • उघाडना ( Ughadana, ughaadanaa)
  • वंचित करना ( Vanchit karana, vanchit karanaa, wanchit karana)
  • छीनना ( Chhinana, chheenanaa)
  • छोड़ना ( Chhodana, chhodanaa)
  • ले लेना ( Le lena, le lenaa)
  • उघाड़ना ( Ughadana, ughaadanaa)
  • अधिकार छीन लेना ( Adhikar chhin lena, adhikaar chheen lenaa)
  • वियुक्त करना ( Viyukt karana, viyukt karanaa, wiyukt karana)
  • वंचित कर देना ( Vanchit kar dena, vanchit kar denaa, wanchit kar dena)
  • निर्निहित करना ( Nirnihit karana, nirnihit karanaa)

Synonyms of "divest"

  • disinvest
  • deprive
  • undress
  • strip

Antonyms of "divest"

  • enthrone
  • invest
  • put
  • vest
  • commit
  • place

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