To thwart passage of; veto:
To kill in considerable numbers where much resistance can not be made; to kill with indiscriminate violence, without necessity, and contrary to the norms of civilized people; to butcher; to slaughter. (Often limited to the killing of human beings.)
To kill (animals) especially for food; butcher.
To force someone to settle in a different place
To put out (a tenant, for example) from a property by legal process; expel.
To eject from a position or place; force out:
To send into exile; banish:
To send or put away; get rid of
The definition of desolate is to abandon or make deserted.
Find another word for depopulate. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for depopulate, like: kill, massacre, slaughter, remove the inhabitants from, resettle, evict, oust, exile, eradicate the population of, deprive of inhabitants and commit genocide.