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 university to disinvest in South Africa"
deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"
take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"