|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|
"carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
|Related terms:||preserve dehydration dehydration|
|3.||[ verb ] remove water from|
"All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
|Related terms:||dry dehydration dehydration|
|4.||[ adjective ] lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless|
"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