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Synonyms for depopulate
diˈpɒp yəˌleɪtde·pop·u·late

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  1. depopulate

    Synonyms:
    waste, dispeople, desert, abandon, unpeople

    Antonyms:
    occupy, tenant, colonize, inhabit, settle, replenish, stock, fill

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depopulate, desolateverb

    reduce in population

    "The epidemic depopulated the countryside"

    Synonyms:
    waste, ravage, devastate, desert, abandon, scourge, lay waste to, forsake, desolate

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  1. depopulateverb

    Synonyms:
    dispeople, unpeople, deprive of inhabitants

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How to use depopulate in a sentence?

  1. David Petraeus:

    They will just pummel the city ; they will destroy( it) section by section. They will starve the people out, depopulate it.

  2. John McCain:

    John McCain said. Last weekend, the Obama administration sent six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay for resettlement as refugees as part of Guantanamo Bay plan to depopulate the camp prior to its closure. Four of the former detainees -- Ahmed Adnan Ahjam, Ali Hussain Shaabaan, Omar Mahmoud Faraj, and Jihad Diyab -- are Syrian nationals, while Abdul Bin Mohammed Abis Ourgy is Tunisian, and Mohammed Tahanmatan is Palestinian, according to Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby. RELATED : GOP congressman : We' ought to rethink' Gitmo transfer policy I just don't think that is trustworthy, i am very concerned.


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