verb (used with object), depleted, depleting.
to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance or supply of:
The fire had depleted the game in the forest. Extravagant spending soon depleted his funds.
to use up (supplies, money, energy, etc); reduce or exhaust
to empty entirely or partially
(med) to empty or reduce the fluid contents of (an organ or vessel)
deplete de·plete (dĭ-plēt’)
v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
To use up something, such as a nutrient.
To empty something out, as the body of electrolytes.
verb (used with object) 1. to represent by or as if by painting; portray; delineate. 2. to represent or characterize in words; describe. verb (transitive) 1. to represent by or as by drawing, sculpture, painting, etc; delineate; portray 2. to represent in words; describe
adjective 1. relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc. 2. conditioned or determined by something else; contingent: Our trip is dependent on the weather. 3. subordinate; subject: a dependent territory. 4. Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when the bell rang, when […]
adjective 1. not having sufficient weapons.
noun 1. a long, cylindrical, often slender piece of wood, metal, etc.: a telephone pole; a fishing pole. 2. Northeastern U.S. a long, tapering piece of wood or other material that extends from the front axle of a vehicle between the animals drawing it. 3. Nautical. a light spar. that part of a mast between […]