(sports) To take possession of the ball/puck etc. (from someone)
To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.
To evict someone from a tenancy in, or the possession of, real property.
Origin of dispossess
Middle English, from Middle French despossesser
Dispossess Sentence Examples
In other words, the goal is to eventually dispossess them of their homeland and their capital, Jerusalem.
The nations you will dispossess listen to those who practice sorcery or divination.
The Hellenizers still enjoyed the royal favour and Jonathan made no attempt to dispossess them.
Any deprivation or supersession of the count might impoverish, dispossess or ruin the vassals of the entire county; so that all, vassals or officials, small and great, feeling their danger, united their efforts, and lent each other mutual assistance against the permanent menace of an overweening monarchy.