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English noun: hydrate

1. hydrate (substance) any compound that contains water of crystallization

Broader (hypernym)chemical compound, compound

Narrower (hyponym)monohydrate

English verb: hydrate

1. hydrate (change) supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance

SamplesThe bicyclists must be hydrated frequently.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

Verb grouphydrate

2. hydrate (change) become hydrated and combine with water

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Verb grouphydrate

3. hydrate (change) cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to

SamplesHydrate your skin.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)humidify, moisturise, moisturize

Narrower (hyponym)slack, slake

Verb grouphydrate, hydrate

Antonymsdry up, exsiccate, dehydrate, desiccate

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