- to make naked or bare; strip: The storm completely denuded the trees.
- Geology. to subject to denudation.
Origin of denude
Examples from the Web for denude
Contemporary Examples of 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.
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Historical Examples of denude
I tell you, I'm not going to denude myself of money altogether.Rhoda Fleming, Complete
The power of rivers to denude and transport is exemplified daily.
Are you prepared to denude them of their interest in the land?
She had never forgiven her husband for trying to denude Harry of his birthright.Notwithstanding
Sometimes the struggle lasts for hours on a plot of meadow, which they denude of its grass as cleanly as if it had been ploughed.A Hungarian Nabob
- to divest of covering; make bare; uncover; strip
- to expose (rock) by the erosion of the layers above
Word Origin for denude
- To divest of a covering, as myelin.