I have finally divested myself of my final vestigial connection to quizbowl.
In spite of the cold, O Ai, after praying, divested herself of clothing and stepped under the water.
The procedure lasts a fortnight, during which the patient is divested of all sensory experience.
Imagine what would happen if the state divested itself of the responsibility of educating our children.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 DIVEST NP2[patient]
NOTE: A subset of sense one.
NOTE: For instances in a financial frame, you MUST use Sense 2, not Sense 1. Compare to Sense 1 examples.
They have had to divest numerous product programs in order to cut expenses and return to profitability.
Many states are taking action to divest themselves of investments in such companies.
It was too soon to tell whether Fidelity fully divested its shares or instead shifted its ownership.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3