deprive of life

deprive of life
index dispatch (put to death), execute (sentence to death), kill (murder), slay

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  • deprive — de·prive vt de·prived, de·priv·ing: to take away or withhold something from no person shall...be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law U.S. Constitution amend. V dep·ri·va·tion /ˌde prə vā shən, ˌdē ˌprī / n Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • life — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fact of existence Nouns 1. life, vitality, existence, being, living, animation, this mortal coil; vital force, flame, or spark, biorhythm; respiration, breath [of life], lifeblood, life force,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Deprive — To deprive a person is an intransitive verb, which can mean: In the Law Child neglect To deprive some person of life, liberty, or property To deprive someone of a peerage, see Titles Deprivation Act 1917 To be deprived of property, see Provident… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — de|prive [dıˈpraıv] v deprive of [deprive sb of sth] phr v [Date: 1300 1400; : Medieval Latin; Origin: deprivare, from Latin privare to deprive ] to prevent someone from having something, especially something that they need or should have ▪ A lot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deprive — verb deprive sb of sth phrasal verb (transitive often passive) to take something from someone, especially something that they need or want: A lot of these children have been deprived of a normal home life …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Human Life Amendment — The Human Life Amendment is the name for any amendment to the United States Constitution that would have the effect of overturning Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court decision that denied states the authority to prohibit abortion. Although all of… …   Wikipedia

  • Northwestern National Life Insurance Co. v. Riggs — Supreme Court of the United States Argued October 18, 190 …   Wikipedia

  • American way of life — L « American way of life » (en français : le « style de vie américain ») est une expression désignant une éthique nationale ou nationaliste américaine qui prétend adhérer aux principes élaborés dans la Déclaration d… …   Wikipédia en Français

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