lessen greatly in amount,contents,etc.
"this car consumes a lot of gas"
"We exhausted our savings"
"They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
As..higher grade..mineral resources are depleted, the costs of extraction..go up.
出自： A. E. Stevenson
This royal family had recently been depleted by two deaths.
出自： A. Fraser
I was feeling utterly depleted and drained.
出自： V. Ackland