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English verb: dry out

1. dry out (change) become dry or drier

SamplesThe laundry dries in the sun.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)dry out, run dry, scorch

2. dry out (weather) become empty of water

SamplesThe river runs dry in the summer.

Synonymsrun dry

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)dry, dry out

3. dry out (change) remove the moisture from and make dry

SamplesDry clothes.
Dry hair.


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

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)air, blow-dry, dehumidify, dehydrate, dehydrate, desiccate, desiccate, drip-dry, dry up, exsiccate, parch, rough-dry, sear, spin-dry, spray-dry, tumble dry

Causedry, dry out


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