Part of speech:
To cause to become dry.
To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
To dry up or cause to dry up.
To lose water; become dry
To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion
To preserve (food, for example) by rapid freezing and drying in a high vacuum.
To remove the moisture from; make dry:
To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
To consume or reduce to a very low amount; use up:
To brand or cauterize with a hot iron
To become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying:
To make or become moist
(Of a supply) To run short, come to an end.
To carry on; persist in:
Lacking enough water for things to grow; dry and barren
To combine with water
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