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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Deplete \De*plete"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depleted}; p. pr. &
     vb. n. {Depleting}.] [From L. deplere to empty out; de- +
     plere to fill. Forined like replete, complete. See {Fill},
     {Full}, a.]
     1. (Med.) To empty or unload, as the vessels of human system,
        by bloodletting or by medicine. --Copland.


        [1913 Webster]
  
     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. --Saturday Review.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  depleted \depleted\ adj.
     1. no longer sufficient; as, our funds are depleted.
  
     Syn: low.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. having resources completely depleted.
  
     Syn: drained.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  depleted
       adj 1: having resources completely depleted; "our depleted
              resources"
       2: no longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are
          depleted" [syn: {low}]

















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