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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·plete /dɪˈplit/
 (vt.)耗盡,使衰竭

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·plete /dɪˈplɪt/ 及物動詞
 排除,減少

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·plete v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depleted; p. pr. & vb. n. Depleting.]
 1. Med. To empty or unload, as the vessels of human system, by bloodletting or by medicine.
 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 deplete
      v : use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of
          gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20
          bottles of wine a week" [syn: consume, eat up, use
          up, eat, exhaust, run through, wipe out]