"impoverish" Definition

  1. v. t. To make poor; to reduce to poverty or indigence; as, misfortune and disease impoverish families.
  2. v. t. To exhaust the strength, richness, or fertility of; to make sterile; as, to impoverish land.

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Position in dictionary: 49357 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "impoverish": 5
Words that end with "impoverish": 1
Words that contain "impoverish": 5
Next words in dictionary: impoverished, impoverisher, impoverishing, impoverishment, impower
Previous words in dictionary: impounding, impounder, impounded, impoundage, impound

English Dictionary Definition of impoverish

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