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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. verb
    remove water from
    “All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me”
    synonyms: desiccate
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    type of:
    dry, dry out
    remove the moisture from and make dry
  2. verb
    lose water or moisture
    “In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly”
    synonyms: desiccate, dry up, exsiccate
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    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
  3. verb
    preserve by removing all water and liquids from
    “carry dehydrated food on your camping trip”
    synonyms: desiccate
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    type of:
    keep, preserve
    prevent (food) from rotting
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