dehumidify

When you take moisture out of the air, you dehumidify it. If there's mold growing in your damp basement, you might need to dehumidify things down there.

This verb describes a process of removing humidity, or dampness, from the air. If you want to dehumidify your house, you'll need a dehumidifier, a machine with the sole purpose of drying out the air in a room. Humidity isn't necessarily a bad thing, but excessive amounts of it can cause mildew and mold to grow and spread, especially when it's paired with high temperatures.

Definitions of dehumidify
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v make less humid

“The air conditioner dehumidifies the air in the summer”
Antonyms:
humidify, moisturise, moisturize
make (more) humid
Type of:
dry, dry out
remove the moisture from and make dry

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