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impoverish

Synonyms of impoverish in English:

verb

  • 1 a widow who had been impoverished by inflation
    make poor, make penniless, reduce to penury, reduce to destitution, bring to ruin, bring someone to their knees, bankrupt, ruin, make insolvent;
    [Antonyms] make wealthy
  • 2 the trees were considered to be impoverishing the soil
    weaken, sap, exhaust, drain, empty, diminish, deplete, enervate, suck dry
    informal bleed
    [Antonyms] strengthen, enrich
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