To unclothe; to strip, as of clothes, arms, or equipage; -- opposed to invest.
Fig.: To strip; to deprive; to dispossess; as, to divest one of his rights or privileges; to divest one's self of prejudices, passions, etc.
take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"
deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the univeristy to disinvest in South Africa"
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
"To take away; to deprive; to remove an estate or interest which was already vested in a person." Dukelow
To deprive of a right or Title.