Example sentences for: deprive

How can you use “deprive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The American Revolution, most scholars now agree, was itself an outgrowth of conspiracism: The colonists rebelled because they imagined a systematic plot by the monarchy to deprive them of their liberties.

  • By 1868, we had in place a clause in the Fourteenth Amendment that was unique in American constitutional history: no state could “deprive any person of the equal protection of the laws.”

  • Why should I deprive myself?

  • Yet another sharp question came from one of the panelists, Erik Parker of the music magazine The Source , who asked whether it was right to deprive convicted felons of the right to vote.

  • This will deprive poor blacks and Hispanics of job opportunities.

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