And now, the plan is not only to decimate public-sector unions, but all unions—to deplete the money they can spend on politics.
However, things like stress, illness, and environmental pollution all deplete your levels.
The sooner they can deplete the national treasury, the sooner can they become masters of the situation.
We had to deplete our ship's company again by putting a prize-crew on board.
To do this habitually is to so deplete the forces of the spirit that one has nothing left.
Now to deplete is to check growth by abstracting the very source of nutriment.
When the refugees began pouring in she was among the first to ladle out soup and deplete her wardrobe.
Even the German invasion at the beginning of the war failed to deplete this stock.
Because to over-tire an immature faculty is to deplete its vital resources of development.
After the harvest was ended the father began to deplete his farm.
deplete de·plete (dĭ-plēt')
v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
To use up something, such as a nutrient.
To empty something out, as the body of electrolytes.