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Definition of the verb deplete

What does deplete mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: depleted | depleting | depletes

  1. use up (resources or materials)

Alternative definition of the verb deplete

verb

  1. To empty or unload, as the vessels of the human system, by bloodletting or by medicine.
  2. 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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for deplete

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Google previewEconomic Theory and Exhaustible Resources (1979)

by P. S. Dasgupta, G. M. Heal

to deplete is a decision about unextracted and unrefined ones, not about refined metals, and is therefore influenced by the rate of change of the ore price and not the rate of change of the metal price. But as the demand for ore is a derived ...

Google previewGRE Prep Course (2016)

With Software by Jeff Kolby

DEPLETE means to use up, to exhaust. The opposite is to REPLENISH. The answer is (C). 8. INCESSANT means without end, perpetual. The opposite is INTERMITTENT. The answer is (A). 9. To PERJURE is to lie under ...

Google previewThe Truth Behind the Numbers in Financial Statements (2011)

A Step-By-Step Guide to Investigating Before You Invest by José D. Roncal

To deplete means to exhaust or use up. As the oil or other natural resource is used up or sold, a depletion reserve is set up to compensate for the assets the company no longer owns. Since Regional Telecom is not engaged in this business, ...

Google previewMemoirs of Egotism (1975)

by Stendhal

Deplete means to exhaust and enervate means to become weak. Exhaust and enfeeble also mean the same. The relationship is analogous with a difference of degree only. 7. (c) A candle is a source of light as a bettery is a source of power ...

Google previewTest Of Reasoning (2007)

by Thorpe

Deplete means to exhaust and enervate ...

Google previewSAT Critical Reading and Writing Prep Course (2015)

by Jeff Kolby

DEPLETE means to use up, to exhaust. The opposite is to REPLENISH. The answer is (C). 8. INCESSANT means without end, perpetual. The opposite is INTERMITTENT. The answer is (A). 9. To PERJURE is to lie under ...

Google previewCse In Ment Ab. & Q. Apt. (1999)

by Thorpe

Deplete means to exhaust and enervate means to become weak. Exhaust and enfeeble also means the same. The relationship is analogous with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

Dailydosages above 500 mg/day may deplete the levelof copperin the blood ofmales, leading to anemia; whether this also occursin femalesis unknown. Vitamin Cmay also deplete the sulfur reservesin the body, placing vegetarians atrisk, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Mikir Language

deplete. deplore deport deposc,-ition deposit depot depraved deprecate depreciate depredation depressed deprived depth depute deputy derange derelict deride derision derive.-ation descend descendants descent describe descry ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

deplete. 334.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

Soil relies on a nutritional balance and good microbial health, but current industrial agricultural practices heavily deplete soil of its nutrients. In the 1800s, fertilizer consisted primarily of manure, which increased crop production. In the early part ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1883)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

[Deplete.] do-ple ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

deplete. denoting final purpose telic denoting four quadri- denoting glands that secrete externally eccrine denoting hesitation er denoting laughter haha denoting more than one plural denoting number numerical denoting one person or thing ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary (2005)

by C. C. Lee

Montreal Protocol and the Protocol: The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, a protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, including adjustments adopted by parties thereto and ...

Google previewThe encyclopædic dictionary. 7 vols. [in 14]. (1883)

by Robert Hunter

deplete — depopulacy 74-5 * de -píete', f J. [L&t. depletHi, pa. par. of depko = to empty : de = away, from, and pUo — to filL] L Ordinary Language: L, LU. ; To empty. "At no time were the Bank cellar* depleted to any alarming extent"— . Saturday ...

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Usage statistics about deplete

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb deplete:

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Deplete Meaning

Video shows what deplete means. To empty or unload, as the vessels of the human system, by bloodletting or by medicine.. To reduce by destroying or ...

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Sign language

Sign Language - Level 1: Use of Run-out and Deplete

From the Sign Language: Level One series on RioCommons.

Quotes about deplete

Those structures speak to themselves,
To deplete a size that touches evenings
And mornings, of pleasures and pains.
Your believing will end with snowy plains
Where dinosaurs can equip your moves
And dragons heap gold. (Naveed Akram)
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Scrabble value of D2E1P3L1E1T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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