October 23, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
dehydrate /diˈhaɪˌdreɪt/ verb
dehydrate
/diˈhaɪˌdreɪt/
verb

dehydrates; dehydrated; dehydrating

Athletes drink lots of water so they don't dehydrate.
Athletes drink lots of water so they don't dehydrate.
Learner's definition of DEHYDRATE

somewhat technical

1 [+ object] : to remove water or moisture from (something, such as food)

  • Salt dehydrates the meat and keeps it from spoiling.

2 : to lose too much water

[no object]

  • Athletes drink lots of water so they don't dehydrate.

[+ object]

  • Exercising in this heat will dehydrate you.

dehydrated adjective [more dehydrated; most dehydrated]

  • dehydrated fruit

  • dehydrated athletes

dehydration /ˌdiːˌhaɪˈdreɪʃən/ noun [noncount]

  • Athletes drink lots of water to prevent dehydration.

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