deplete(redirected from depletes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
deplete (something) of (something)
To use all of an available resource. The rainforest will be depleted of trees if our generation doesn't take action now.
deplete something of something
to use up all of a certain thing that something has. They will deplete the soil of its nutrients by planting the same crop over and over.