drawdown

noun draw·down \ -ˌdau̇n \

Definition of drawdown

1 :a lowering of a water level (as in a reservoir)
2 a :the process of depleting

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First Known Use of drawdown

1918


draw down

verb \ ˌdrȯ-ˈdau̇n \

Definition of draw down

transitive verb
:to deplete by using or spending

Examples of draw down in a Sentence

  1. I drew down my bank account just paying for tuition.

First Known Use of draw down

1949


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