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exhaust

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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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wear to a frazzle

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

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Synonym Discussion of exhaust

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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