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de·pop·u·late

 (dē-pŏp′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. de·pop·u·lat·ed, de·pop·u·lat·ing, de·pop·u·lates
To reduce sharply the population of, as by disease, war, or forcible relocation.

[Latin dēpopulāri, dēpopulāt-, to lay waste : dē-, de- + populārī, to ravage (from populus, people, throng).]

de·pop′u·la′tion n.
de·pop′u·la′tor n.

depopulate

(dɪˈpɒpjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(Sociology) to be or cause to be reduced in population
deˌpopuˈlation n

de•pop•u•late

(diˈpɒp yəˌleɪt)

v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to remove or reduce the population of, as by destruction or expulsion.
[1525–35; < Latin dēpopulātus devastated, past participle of dēpopulārī; see de-, populate]
de•pop`u•la′tion, n.
de•pop′u•la`tor, n.

depopulate


Past participle: depopulated
Gerund: depopulating

Imperative
depopulate
depopulate
Present
I depopulate
you depopulate
he/she/it depopulates
we depopulate
you depopulate
they depopulate
Preterite
I depopulated
you depopulated
he/she/it depopulated
we depopulated
you depopulated
they depopulated
Present Continuous
I am depopulating
you are depopulating
he/she/it is depopulating
we are depopulating
you are depopulating
they are depopulating
Present Perfect
I have depopulated
you have depopulated
he/she/it has depopulated
we have depopulated
you have depopulated
they have depopulated
Past Continuous
I was depopulating
you were depopulating
he/she/it was depopulating
we were depopulating
you were depopulating
they were depopulating
Past Perfect
I had depopulated
you had depopulated
he/she/it had depopulated
we had depopulated
you had depopulated
they had depopulated
Future
I will depopulate
you will depopulate
he/she/it will depopulate
we will depopulate
you will depopulate
they will depopulate
Future Perfect
I will have depopulated
you will have depopulated
he/she/it will have depopulated
we will have depopulated
you will have depopulated
they will have depopulated
Future Continuous
I will be depopulating
you will be depopulating
he/she/it will be depopulating
we will be depopulating
you will be depopulating
they will be depopulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depopulating
you have been depopulating
he/she/it has been depopulating
we have been depopulating
you have been depopulating
they have been depopulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depopulating
you will have been depopulating
he/she/it will have been depopulating
we will have been depopulating
you will have been depopulating
they will have been depopulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depopulating
you had been depopulating
he/she/it had been depopulating
we had been depopulating
you had been depopulating
they had been depopulating
Conditional
I would depopulate
you would depopulate
he/she/it would depopulate
we would depopulate
you would depopulate
they would depopulate
Past Conditional
I would have depopulated
you would have depopulated
he/she/it would have depopulated
we would have depopulated
you would have depopulated
they would have depopulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depopulate - reduce in population; "The epidemic depopulated the countryside"
shrink, reduce - reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
Translations

depopulate

[diːˈpɒpjʊleɪt] VTdespoblar

depopulate

[diːˈpɒpjʊleɪt] vt [+ area] → dépeupler

depopulate

depopulate

[ˌdiːˈpɒpjʊleɪt] vtspopolare