(De*pa"tri*ate) v. t. & i. [L. de- + patria one's country.] To withdraw, or cause to withdraw,
from one's country; to banish. [Obs.]
A subject born in any stateMason.
May, if he please, depatriate.
(De*pau"per*ate) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Depauperated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Depauperating
] [LL. depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de- + pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.]
To make poor; to impoverish.
Liming does not depauperate; the ground will last long, and bear large grain.Mortimer.
Humility of mind which depauperates the spirit.Jer. Taylor.
(De*pau"per*ate) a. [L. depauperatus, p. p.] (Bot.) Falling short of the natural size,
from being impoverished or starved. Gray.
(De*pau"per*ize) v. t. To free from paupers; to rescue from poverty. [R.]
(De*peach") v. t. [L. dépêcher. See Dispatch.] To discharge. [Obs.]
As soon as the party . . . before our justices shall be depeached.Hakluyt.
(De*pec"ti*ble) a. [L. depectere to comb off; de- + pectere to comb.] Tough; thick; capable
of extension. [Obs.]
Some bodies are of a more depectible nature than oil.Bacon.
(De*pec`u*la"tion) n. [L. depeculari, p. p. depeculatus, to rob. See Peculate.] A robbing
or embezzlement. [Obs.]
Depeculation of the public treasure.Hobbes.
(De*peinct") v. t. [See Depaint.] To paint. [Obs.] Spenser.
(De*pend") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Depended; p. pr. & vb. n. Depending.] [F. dépendre, fr. L.
dependre; de- + pendre to hang. See Pendant.]
1. To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above.
And ever-living lamps depend in rows.Pope.
2. To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined or undecided; as, a cause depending in court.
You will not think it unnatural that those who have an object depending, which strongly engages their
hopes and fears, should be somewhat inclined to superstition.Burke.
3. To rely for support; to be conditioned or contingent; to be connected with anything, as a cause of existence,
or as a necessary condition; followed by on or upon, formerly by of.
The truth of God's word dependeth not of the truth of the congregation.Tyndale.
The conclusion . . . that our happiness depends little on political institutions, and much on the temper
and regulation of our own minds.Macaulay.
Heaven forming each on other to depend.Pope.