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1 to use up all the physical energy of
  • the long day at the county fair had exhausted everyone

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2 to make complete use of
  • we had been at the theme park barely for two hours, and we were on the verge of exhausting our spending money

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deplete, drain, exhaust, impoverish, bankrupt mean to deprive of something essential to existence or potency. deplete implies a reduction in number or quantity so as to endanger the ability to function. depleting our natural resources drain implies a gradual withdrawal and ultimate deprivation of what is necessary to an existence. personal tragedy had drained him of all spirit exhaust stresses a complete emptying. her lecture exhausted the subject impoverish suggests a deprivation of something essential to richness or productiveness. impoverished soil bankrupt suggests impoverishment to the point of imminent collapse. war had bankrupted the nation of resources

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The first known use of exhaust was in 1531

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“Exhaust.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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