deplete (something) of (something)

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deplete (something) of (something)

To use all of a resource from an available supply. The rainforest will be depleted of trees if our generation doesn't take action now.
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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.
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We studied the pharmacokinetics of dichloroacetate (DCA) in naive rats and rats depleted of glutathione S-transferase-zeta (GST[zeta]), at doses approaching human daily exposure levels.
For several years more he produced renal stones like a factory, until a person versed in the study of homeopathic medicine suggested that these stones were a result of the body being depleted of calcium.