de·prive vt de·prived, de·priv·ing: to take away or withhold something fromno person shall...be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law — U.S. Constitution amend. Vdep·ri·va·tion /ˌde-prə-'vā-shən, ˌdē-ˌprī-/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
arrogate, attach, bereave, capture, commandeer, confiscate, convert, denude, despoil, disendow, disentitle, disherit, disinherit, disown, dispossess, disseize, distrain, divest, expropriate, extort, fleece, foreclose, impound, impoverish, leave destitute, mulct, pauperize, purloin, rob, seize, sequester, sequestrate, steal, strip, take away, tear away, usurp, wrench, wrest
associated concepts: deprivation of liberty, deprivation of property, deprivation of right, deprive of employment, deprive of life, deprived of liberty, deprived of substantial right
- Privatio praesupponit habitum. — A deprivation presupposes something possessedII index abduct, condemn (ban), confiscate, demote, derogate, despoil, diminish, disfranchise, disinherit, dispossess, divest, exclude, forbid, impress (procure by force), keep (restrain), mulct (fine)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006