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English verb: dry out

1. dry out (change) become dry or drier


SamplesThe laundry dries in the sun.


Synonymsdry


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.


Synonymsdry


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


Antonymswet









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