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See definition of depopulate on Dictionary.com
  • as inmassacre
  • as indesolate
  • as indespoil

synonyms for depopulate

  • annihilate
  • butcher
  • decimate
  • exterminate
  • murder
  • slaughter
  • slay
  • mass murder
  • devastate
  • pillage
  • ruin
  • sack
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • devour
  • waste
  • desecrate
  • depredate
  • spoliate
  • lay low
  • lay waste
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antonyms for depopulate

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  • bear
  • create
  • give birth
  • preserve
  • save
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How to use depopulate in a sentence

For the benefit of trade and religion, Los Rios thinks it advisable to depopulate Macao and suppress it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898EMMA HELEN BLAIR
A landlord who was determined to depopulate could hardly in the long run be prevented from succeeding in his object.
THE AGRARIAN PROBLEM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURYRICHARD HENRY TAWNEY
To compel the Bishops to reside within their dioceses would depopulate the Court of Rome, and make it very much poorer.
A HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION (VOL. 2 OF 2)THOMAS M. LINDSAY
The principle of entailing landed estates tends to impoverish the people, drive them to emigration, and so depopulate the country.
THE CATHEDRAL TOWNS AND INTERVENING PLACES OF ENGLAND, IRELAND AND SCOTLAND:THOMAS W. SILLOWAY
To confine man absolutely either to animal or vegetable food would be to depopulate a large part of the earth.
GENGHIS KHAN, MAKERS OF HISTORY SERIESJACOB ABBOTT
The attempt to depopulate Ireland has been tried over and over again, and has failed signally.
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF IRELAND FROM AD 400 TO 1800MARY FRANCES CUSACK
There may even be plagues of unprecedented ferocity that will depopulate great areas before the wit of man can overcome them.
THE HUMAN DRIFTJACK LONDON
But such advice, if practically complied with, would soon depopulate the globe.
THE BIBLE OF BIBLES;KERSEY GRAVES
Sherman almost immediately decided to depopulate the town and make of it a rigidly military stronghold.
THE HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE WAR, ITS CAUSES AND ITS CONDUCT, VOLUME II (OF 2)GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
Kæso being sent thither with an army, passes into the very territory of the Æqui to depopulate it.
THE HISTORY OF ROME, BOOKS 01 TO 08TITUS LIVIUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEPOPULATE

  • depopulate
  • depredate
  • desecrate
  • despoil
  • devastate
  • devour
  • lay low
  • lay waste
  • pillage
  • plunder
  • ruin
  • sack
  • spoliate
  • waste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.