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Meaning of DEHYDRATE

Pronunciation:  dee'hIdreyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
  2. [v]  remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
  3. [v]  preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"

DEHYDRATE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: desiccate, dry up
 Antonyms: hydrate
 See Also: dry, dry out, keep, preserve



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*hy"drate\, v. t. (Chem.)
To deprive of water; to render free from water; as, to
dehydrate alcohol.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: air-dry, anhydrate, bake, blast-freeze, blot, brine, brush, burn, corn, cure, dehumidify, desiccate, drain, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, embalm, evaporate, exsiccate, fire, freeze, freeze-dry, fume, insolate, irradiate, jerk, kiln, kipper, marinade, marinate, mummify, parch, pickle, preservatize, quick-freeze, refrigerate, rub, salt, scorch, sear, season, shrivel, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sponge, stuff, sun, sun-dry, swab, torrefy, towel, weazen, wipe, wither, wizen