Definition of Depeople

1. v. t. To depopulate.

Definition of Depeople

1. Verb. (transitive) To depopulate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depeople

1. to reduce the population of [v -PLED, -PLING, -PLES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Depeople

dependent on(p)
dependent personality
dependent personality disorder
dependent variable
dependent variables
dependently
dependents
depender
dependest
dependeth
depending
depending on(p)
dependingly
dependovirus
depends
depeople (current term)
depeopled
depeoples
depeopling
deperditely
deperdition
deperm
depermed
deperming
deperms
depersonalisation
depersonalisation disorder
depersonalisation neurosis
depersonalise
depersonalised

Literary usage of Depeople

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society by Connecticut Historical Society (1896)
"If not, I hope we shall be allowed further Time to answer, before a Sentance be given which will depeople one Third part of the Colony, and the Evidences I ..."

2. Life, Letters, and Diaries of Sir Stafford Northcote, First Earl of Iddesleigh by Andrew Lang (1890)
"However, there the Pyramids were, and a person of lively imagination might depeople the scene and place himself at their foot in solitude; at all events he ..."

3. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts: Preserved in the Archi-episcopal Library by Lambeth Palace Library, George Carew Totnes, William Bullen, Great Britain Public record office, John Sherren Brewer (1867)
"Touching inhabitants, as it might be dangerous to depeople the realm of England, the lands might be inhabited by some sorts of the Irishry, as at the first ..."

4. Catholicity and Progress in Ireland by Michael O'Riordan (1906)
"The petition of the Lords in the English Parliament humbly sheweth that the continuance of the woollen manufacture in Ireland would tend to depeople England ..."

5. Letters on Silesia: Written During a Tour Through that Country in the Years by John Quincy Adams (1804)
"... out of the ground and taken firm root in it, which had its turn of three hundred years to depeople the earth, and has but recently ..."

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