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Synonyms for deplete

Synonyms for deplete

to lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

to make or become no longer active or productive

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Surprisingly, antibiotics deplete a wide variety of nutrients, and not so surprisingly, they deplete normal gut flora.
After we used this cognitive task to deplete participants' self-regulatory capacity, they didn't exercise as hard as participants who had not performed the task.
City Manager Jim Starbird said the growing number of incidents is a ``disturbing trend'' because when large numbers of officers respond to one scene on a Saturday night, it nearly depletes all the officers available on that shift.
In 1989, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force.
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (as Either Adjusted and/or Amended in London 1990, Copenhagen 1992 Vienna 1995, Montreal 1997 Beijing 1999).
Fitch expected losses will deplete class N and partially deplete class M.
South Africa is a Party to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer.
Besides UNEP, other organizations involved in the initiative are Interpol, the World Customs Organization, and the secretariats of the three multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) that have trade provisions: the Convention on Inter national Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, and the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal.
The stage for change was set by the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, which identified CFCs and HCFCs as ozone-depleting substances.