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dry out

Definitions of dry out
  1. verb
    become dry or drier
    synonyms: dry
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    types:
    scorch
    become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions
    run dry
    become empty of water
    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  2. verb
    become empty of water
    synonyms: run dry
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    type of:
    dry
    become dry or drier
  3. verb
    remove the moisture from and make dry
    synonyms: dry
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    Antonyms:
    wet
    cause to become wet
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    dehydrate, desiccate, dry up, exsiccate
    lose water or moisture
    dehydrate, desiccate
    remove water from
    spin-dry
    dry (clothes) by spinning and making use of centrifugal forces
    tumble dry
    dry by spinning with hot air inside a cylinder
    spray-dry
    dry by bringing into the form of a spray, through contact with a hot gas
    dehumidify
    make less humid
    parch, sear
    cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
    rough-dry
    dry without smoothing or ironing
    blow-dry
    dry hair with a hair dryer
    drip-dry
    dry by hanging up wet
    air
    expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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