from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove water from; make anhydrous.
- transitive v. To preserve by removing water from (vegetables, for example). See Synonyms at dry.
- transitive v. To deplete the bodily fluids of: The hot weather dehydrated the runners.
- intransitive v. To lose water or bodily fluids.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to lose or remove water; to dry
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deprive of water; to render free from water.
- intransitive v. to lose water or moisture.
- intransitive v. to lose sufficent water to cause physiological distress; -- of living organisms
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of or free from water.
- To lose water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. lose water or moisture
- v. remove water from
- v. preserve by removing all water and liquids from
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