HyperDic: depopulate

English > 1 sense of the word depopulate:
VERBchangedepopulate, desolatereduce in population
depopulate > pronunciation
Soundsdiypaa'pyahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > depopulate: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningReduce in population.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The epidemic depopulated the countryside"
Synonymdesolate
Broadershrink, reduceReduce in size
Spanishdespoblar
Catalandespoblar
Nounsdepopulationthe condition of having reduced numbers of inhabitants (or no inhabitants at all)

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