English verb: deplete
|1.||deplete (consumption) use up (resources or materials)|
|Samples||This car consumes a lot of gas.|
We exhausted our savings.
They run through 20 bottles of wine a week.
|Examples||They deplete him of all his money|
|Synonyms||consume, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||drop, expend, spend|
|Narrower (hyponym)||burn, burn off, burn up, drain, exhaust, indulge, luxuriate, play out, run down, run out, sap, spend, tire|
|Verb group||occupy, take, use up|