Burden and Divest


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Burden verb – To place a weight or burden on.
Divest is an antonym for burden.
Nearby Words: burdened, burdensome, burdening
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Divest verb – To set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers.
Usage example: the former CEO has divested himself of most of his responsibilities but will continue to work with the company as a consultant

Burden is an antonym for divest.
Nearby Words: divestment, divesting
Antonyms for Divest
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Divest and Burden. (2016). Retrieved 2020, January 27, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/burden/divest
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