The correct answer is sell off.
B. sell off
D. separate into equal parts
The correct answer is (B) To sell off; to rid of, etc. To unclothe; to strip of clothing, to abandon, to deprive (of anything); to dispossess. To take away or alienate property.
Divest comes from Old French desvestir, Middle Latin divestire (to undress).
Examples of use:
- Before taking office, he divested himself of his other responsibilities.
- I now have divested myself of all shares in that corporation.