dispossess(redirected from dispossessing)
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v. to eject someone from real property, either legally or by self help.
dispossessverb cause to forfeit, declare forfeit, deprive, deprive of occupancy, disendow, disentitle, dislodge, displace, disseise, disseize, divest, eject from possession, evict, expel, expropriate, foreclose, oust, possessione depellere, relieve of, remove, turn out
Associated concepts: dispossess a tenant, eviction, summary proceedings
See also: assume, condemn, confiscate, demote, depose, deprive, despoil, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, disown, displace, divest, eject, evict, expel, hijack, oust, remove, seize, sequester