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)
1807, back-formation from depletion. Related: Depleted; depleting.
deplete de·plete (dĭ-plēt’)
v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
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