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1. deplete

verb. ['dɪˈpliːt'] use up (resources or materials).

Synonyms

  • run down
  • run out
  • play out
  • run through
  • indulge
  • drain
  • eat up
  • occupy
  • eat
  • spend
  • burn off
  • wipe out
  • burn
  • take
  • exhaust
  • tire
  • consume
  • sap
  • use up
  • burn up
  • drop
  • expend

Antonyms

  • begin
  • continue
  • stay
  • idle

Etymology

  • depletus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Deplete

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt

Example sentences of the word deplete


1. Verb, base form
They can deplete your body of vitamins and electrolytes and cause you to get sick and dehydrated.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Humans exploit thousands of species and deplete limited natural resources to maintain comfortable lifestyles.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The key is the replenishing of magnesium in soils that produce crops that deplete magnesium.

Quotes containing the word deplete


1. Resentments and grudges are two of the main culprits that perpetuate cycles of self-abuse and victimhood. Stowed away inside you like parasites, they deplete you of your God-given life force and separate you from your inherent worth, your joy, and the love in your heart.
- Debbie Ford

2. Resentments and grudges are two of the main culprits that perpetuate cycles of self-abuse and victimhood. Stowed away inside you like parasites, they deplete you of your God-given life force and separate you from your inherent worth, your joy, and the love in your heart.
- Debbie Ford

3. You can never deplete your love by giving it away. Why not give yourself to love?
- Debasish Mridha

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