|part of speech:
||depleted, depletes, depleting
||to lessen drastically; exhaust.
The epidemic depleted the supply of medicine.
- consume, drain, exhaust, expend, spend, use
- augment, renew
- similar words:
- decrease, dwindle, empty, impoverish, lessen, reduce, shrink
||consume, degrade, dissipate, exhaust, expend, fatigue, kill, spend, wear
||depleted (adj.), depletive (adj.), depletion (n.)