dry up

Definitions of dry up
  1. verb
    lose water or moisture
    synonyms: dehydrate, desiccate, 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
  2. verb
    dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture
    synonyms: mummify
    mummify
    remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it
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    type of:
    shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither
    wither, as with a loss of moisture
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