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Verb: dehydrate  dee'hI-dreyt
  1. Preserve by removing all water and liquids from
    "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip";
    - desiccate
  2. Remove water from
    "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me";
    - desiccate
  3. Lose water or moisture
    "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly";
    - exsiccate, dry up, desiccate

Derived forms: dehydrated, dehydrating, dehydrates

Type of: dry, dry out, keep, preserve

Antonym: hydrate

Encyclopedia: Dehydrate