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Noun: hydrate  'hI,dreyt
  1. Any compound that contains water of crystallization
Verb: hydrate  'hI,dreyt
  1. Supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    "the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently"
     
  2. Become hydrated and combine with water
     
  3. Cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to
    "hydrate your skin"

Derived forms: hydrates, hydrating, hydrated

Type of: change, chemical compound, compound, furnish, humidify, moisturise [Brit], moisturize, provide, render, supply

Antonym: dehydrate

Encyclopedia: Hydrate