HyperDic: dry_out

English > 3 senses of the expression dry out:
VERBchangedry out, drybecome dry or drier
weatherdry out, run drybecome empty of water
changedry out, dryremove the moisture from and make dry
English > dry out: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome dry or drier.
PatternSomething ----s
Caused bydry, dry outRemove the moisture from and make dry
Entailed bycrustform a crust or form into a crust
Narrowerrun dry, dry outBecome empty of water
scorchBecome scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishenjugar, secarse
Catalanassecar-se, assecar, eixugar-se
English > dry out: 3 senses > verb 2, weather
MeaningBecome empty of water.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymrun dry
Broaderdry, dry outBecome dry or drier
Spanishagostar, desecar, resecar
Catalanagostar, dessecar, ressecar-se
English > dry out: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningRemove the moisture from and make dry.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Cause todry, dry outBecome dry or drier
Narrowerairexpose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
blow-drydry hair with a hair dryer
dehumidifymake less humid
dehydrate, desiccateRemove water from
drip-drydry by hanging up wet
exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccateLose water or moisture
parch, searCause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
rough-drydry without smoothing or ironing
spin-drydry (clothes) by spinning and making use of centrifugal forces
spray-drydry by bringing into the form of a spray, through contact with a hot gas
tumble drydry by spinning with hot air inside a cylinder
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositewetCause to become wet
Spanishenjugar, secar
Catalanassecar, eixugar, secar

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