verb (used with object), de·nud·ed, de·nud·ing.
Origin of denude
Examples from the Web for denude
“Privatize” rabbinic courts: “denude” them of legal powers and government budgets.A Divorce Made in Heaven: Don’t Reform Israel’s State Rabbinate. Shut It Down.|Gershom Gorenberg|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mendicant Order, a religious fraternity, the members of which denude themselves of all private property and live on alms.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
To assume that the poet had a rival of his own name is to denude both couplets of all point.A Life of William Shakespeare|Sidney Lee
It had blood in its veins, like man, that a thrust of a knife could make redly gush forth and denude it to death.Jerry of the Islands|Jack London
Word Origin for denude
early 15c. (implied in denuded), from Middle French dénuder, from Latin denudare "to lay bare, strip; uncover, expose," from de- "away" (see de-) + nudare "to strip," from nudus "naked, bare" (see naked). Related: Denuding.