dispeople

[dis-pee-puh l]

verb (used with object), dis·peo·pled, dis·peo·pling.

to deprive of people; depopulate.

Nearby words

  1. dispense,
  2. dispense with,
  3. dispenser,
  4. dispensible,
  5. dispensing optician,
  6. dispermous,
  7. dispermy,
  8. dispersal,
  9. dispersal prison,
  10. dispersal zone

Origin of dispeople

First recorded in 1480–90; dis-1 + people

Related formsdis·peo·ple·ment, noundis·peo·pler, noun

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