Associations to the word «Deplete»


DEPLETE, verb. To empty or unload, as the vessels of the human system, by bloodletting or by medicine.
DEPLETE, verb. To reduce by destroying or consuming the vital powers of; to exhaust, as a country of its strength or resources, a treasury of money, etc.

Dictionary definition

DEPLETE, verb. Use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke