deplete

To deplete is to use up or consume a limited resource. Visiting relatives might deplete your refrigerator of food, or a pestering friend might deplete your patience.

The verb deplete is used like “to drain.” A long, exhausting day can deplete your body of energy and a summer drought can deplete a region’s water supply. If you deplete your body of hydration after a lot of exercise, be sure to replete yourself with a nice glass of water.

Definitions of deplete
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v use up (resources or materials)

Synonyms:
consume, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out
occupy, take, use up
require (time or space)
Types:
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run out
exhaust the supply of
drain
deplete of resources
indulge, luxuriate
enjoy to excess
burn, burn off, burn up
use up (energy)
spend
spend completely
exhaust, play out, run down, sap, tire
deplete
surfeit
indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
overspend
spend more than available of (a budget)
underspend
spend less than the whole of (a budget, for example)
Type of:
drop, expend, spend
pay out

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