1. [ verb ] lose water or moisture
Synonyms: dry_up dessicate desicate dehydrate

"In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"

Related terms: hydrate dry dehydration dehydration
2. [ verb ] (food) preserve by removing all water and liquids from
Synonyms: dehydrate

"carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"

Related terms: preserve dehydration dehydration
3. [ verb ] remove water from
Synonyms: dehydrate

"All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"

Related terms: dry dehydration dehydration
4. [ adjective ] lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
Synonyms: desiccated arid

"a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata";l "a desiccate romance" "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

Related terms: dull
Similar spelling:   desiccated