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Meaning of DRY UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
  2. [v]  dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"
 
 Synonyms: dehydrate, desiccate, mummify
 
 Antonyms: hydrate
 
 See Also: dry, dry out, shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air-dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be consumed, be used up, blot, brush, burn, consume, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, devitalize, diminish, drain, droop, dry, dummy up, emacerate, emaciate, evaporate, exsiccate, fade, fade away, fire, flag, give out, insolate, kiln, languish, macerate, mummify, mummy, parch, peter out, pine, pipe down, preshrink, ring off, rub, run dry, run out, Sanforize, scorch, sear, shrink, shrivel, shut up, smoke, soak up, sponge, sun, sun-dry, swab, thin, torrefy, towel, waste, waste away, weazen, welter, wilt, wipe, wither, wizen
 

 

 

 

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