dehydrate

To make a raisin, you dehydrate a grape. To dehydrate is to remove all of the water from, or to dry up.

When you exercise a lot, it's good to drink water so that your body doesn't dehydrate. Signs of dehydration in a person? Dry mouth, exhaustion, dark urine, the chills, and head rushes. If you experience these, get a drink quick! Signs of dehydration in a fruit? Wrinkled skin and extra sweetness. Yum!

Definitions of dehydrate
1

v remove water from

“All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me”
Synonyms:
desiccate
Type of:
dry, dry out
remove the moisture from and make dry

v lose water or moisture

“In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly”
Synonyms:
desiccate, dry up, exsiccate
Antonyms:
hydrate
cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to
hydrate
become hydrated and combine with water
hydrate
supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
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Type of:
dry, dry out
remove the moisture from and make dry

v preserve by removing all water and liquids from

“carry dehydrated food on your camping trip”
Synonyms:
desiccate
Type of:
keep, preserve
prevent (food) from rotting

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